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Don't wear fur!

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Don't wear fur!

Postby Dhammabodhi » Fri Oct 23, 2009 4:21 pm

About fur trade (warning: shocking images) :

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Re: Don't wear fur!

Postby Cittasanto » Fri Oct 23, 2009 4:30 pm

OK, although I might just to annoy her!


He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
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Re: Don't wear fur!

Postby Individual » Fri Oct 23, 2009 7:57 pm

If the video contains graphic depictions of animal cruelty, I'm not interested. PETA's shock videos are extremely annoying.

I don't wear fur, btw. Not because of animal rights, but because I can't imagine any kind of fur that would look nice... A furry Russian hat? A big fur coat? It would look so stupid, lol.
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Re: Don't wear fur!

Postby Jechbi » Sat Oct 24, 2009 6:25 am

I watched the video. For comparison: http://www.furcommission.com/farming/index.html

Both approaches are deplorable examples of dealing in living beings. Regardless of what one thinks of Peta and its often questionable tactics, the video sheds a light on realities that are not comfortable to face.

btw, if you wear shoes, the glue used to make them comes from animal flesh. If you wear lipstick, an imporant ingredient comes from pig's stomach. This is the kiss of samsara, there's death all around. fwiw


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