Killing Animal for Food Essay

600 Words Mar 26th, 2013 3 Pages
Argumentative Essay: Killing Animals For Food
Name: Jonathan Chin Chee Kong
ID: J13011576

Human beings, animals, and plants are all God’s creations. There’s a reason and purpose for every created being to fulfill. As humans, we require food to provide us with sufficient energy and to keep us healthy. However, some argue that we should not kill animals for food. They say that we humans have no right to be the head of the food chain. Instead, they say that we should only eat vegetables and fruits. On the other hand, it is undeniable that in order for humans to have a complete and balanced nutrition, one would require meat in their daily diet as it provides the required proteins for the body. Most vegetarians argue that they can
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On a different note, many people in the world “convert” to being vegetarians after observing hideous acts of cruelty by men slaughtering animals. After many sightings and reports of how people all over the world go through the process of killing these animals with their cruel and inhumane ways, people have decided in having their stand on the issue by abstaining from the consumption of animals in the hopes of discouraging the killing of animals for food. This act however, will not tackle the issue at all. People fail to realize that it is not the food industry or third-party suppliers of food that are to be blamed, but rather the specific individuals who commit such cruelty and inhumanity! Hence, what should be done is to punish the guilty and to set up laws which restrict the horrible acts of animal abuse. Abstinence from consuming animals will do no good to the issue at hand. People say that killing animals for food is inhumane and wrong. They say that animals should have the right to live free from being hunted and eaten by man since we the human race are blessed with the ability to make our choices based on reasoning and grace. However, it is undeniable that we need to eat meat to stay healthy. Hence, animals cannot be disregarded from a person’s diet. (590

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