do we really need to kill chickens just because we want to eat them?

India
March 28, 2008 9:14pm CST
well, I was gone to drop one of my friend to the bus stop. and when I was coming back I saw a trolley puller was puling a trolley full of chickens. I am a Vegetarian and a Animal Lover both, so was not able to see the cruelty people does just because they want to have a tasty meal. so here is my question: DO WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO END A LIFE JUST BECAUSE WE WANT TO HAVE A GOOD MEAL??!!
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@mac1946 (1602)
• Calgary, Alberta
29 Mar 08
sorry,I am a meat eater,mainly beef,but a nice chicken now and then is ok. and here is one thing to think about,if everyone was a veggie,how would the world handle all the animals that would be running wild because no one was killing them? even wild animals kill other animals for food,it is called the chain of life. I do not mind if you are a veggie or not,and I am not telling you it is right or wrong,please do not tell me to stop eating meat. thank you.
• India
30 Mar 08
well, I appreciate your thought my friend. And I wont stop you from eating whatever you want to ;) but I want to ask one thing. You said that thing about wild life and stuff, its true. But then here comes the BIG thing. Why did human got civilized? and if we'll behave like animals then what's the difference between them and us? think about it my friend. Why we act like animals when we don't want to? Think ;) Regards Saurabh
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@mac1946 (1602)
• Calgary, Alberta
30 Mar 08
Actually,what makes you think humans are civilized?and what does that mean? there are animals that are vegitarians as well as carnivores,and the human race is supposed to have evolved from animals. I have also seen many times,where the animal world is far smarter and more civilized than we are.I find every one has a different lifestyle,and so long as they don't try to make others change,then fine. to each their own. If you are happy with your lifestyle,then fine,thats all that counts,and it does not harm the environment everyone should be happy.
• United States
3 Apr 08
We BREED animals for meat. If not for needing more land for grazing for more animals the meat-eating world demands, the environment would be in a much better shape than it is. If we didn't breed so many animals, they certainly wouldn't reproduce as much as they do now. and thank YOU! ...not
@ayou82 (3459)
• Philippines
3 Apr 08
Yes i think yes for me i love chicken and if im really hungry i go for it i will kill it and make a good supper out of it
• United States
29 Mar 08
I am not sure if we have the right to or not. all I know is no one have gone to jail for doing this. I watch the westerns and old movies from way back. This was one thing that kept the family fed for the night. I would not be able to eat a chicken ever if I saw one killed. But dear I find it hard to cook and If I stopped eating chicken.. My child would starve.
@Bethany1202 (3431)
• United States
29 Mar 08
We absolutely do NOT have to kill chickens, cows, or any other animal simply to please our palate when there are plenty of other delicious, and often more healthful, meals. I've been a vegetarian for almost 20 years. Even my sister and boyfriend recently turned vegetarian, although my sister still eats seafood, but I don't eat red meat, poultry, chicken, eggs, seafood, or anything of the like. I'm glad you're a vegetarian and think the world would be a better place if everyone was, and it would greatly help the environment!
@sconibear (8012)
• United States
29 Mar 08
you don't want us to eat them alive do you?