Over the course of the next few hours, the pig becomes completely utilitarian

Over the course of the next few hours, the pig becomes completely utilitarian. I think that’s most apparent when the pig is opened up—maybe it’s that physical opening of the animal that marks its transition from animal to meat. That’s when the real transition for me began. Eventually, some women came in to remove parts …

And so you're harvesting them like an apple or anything else you've been cultivating

Every single day I saw this turkey. I fed him; I cleaned up after him; I picked him up and held him; I gave him water. You watch them grow and then it’s time. They aren’t children. They aren’t babies that you’re going to, like, educate or whatever. They’re farm animals, and that’s what they’re …

Christ gave humanity permission to eat all animals

Contrary to the limits in diet proffered by animal rights activists, Christ gave humanity permission to eat all animals. By declaring all foods ceremonially clean, Christians were no longer bound to follow the restrictions of Kosher Laws (Mk 7:19) and could enjoy the flavors of pigs and lobster with divine blessing. Christ’s actions towards animals …

Every deprivation of freedom is a species of servitude or slavery

Slavery has been, and, from the nature of man, must ever be, a common and general situation of life … . It is certain that, in civil society, every man is restrained of some part of his natural liberty, and is consequently in some degree deprived of his freedom. Every deprivation of freedom is a …

Slavery has existed and ever will exist, in all ages, in some form, and some degree

[Slavery] has existed and ever will exist, in all ages, in some form, and some degree. I think slavery as much a correlative of liberty as cold is of heat. History, experience, observation, and reason, have taught me, that the torch of liberty has ever burnt brightest when surrounded by the dark and filthy yet …

To this self-righteous and self-exalted class

And when men, professing to be holy men, and who are by numbers so regarded, declare those things to be sinful which our Creator has expressly authorized and instituted, they do more to destroy his authority among mankind then the most wicked can effect, by proclaiming that to be innocent which he has forbidden. To …

What have the Abolitionists done, what have they given, for the Negro race?

Under the master’s care, the miserable black savage has been fed, clothed, instructed in useful arts, and made an important contributor to the business and enjoyments of the world. What have the Abolitionists done, what have they given, for the Negro race? They use the slave for the purposes of self-glorification only, indifferent about his …