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moonlune wrote

Yes.

Is this a bait question?

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anarchyfrog OP wrote

No, there have just been a lot of frenzied debates on other leftist sites about it. Like on r/anarchism, they wanted to remove 'speciesism' from the list of oppressive acts, and in Hexbear there was a 2 month long civil war when the admins banned all the vegans, claiming veganism is racist.

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ziq wrote

Like on r/anarchism, they wanted to remove 'speciesism' from the list of oppressive acts

The last time someone tried to change the policies about speciesism there, it took an orchestrated campaign on r/veganarchism to prevent it. Meat fans see the word 'speciesism' and get angry that the word paints their culinary hobby as oppressive.

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ccaattzz wrote

I have nothing against the word, my brain just fails to comprehend it. My dyslexic ass struggles with it for some reason.

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Sagefully wrote

Yes, it's logically obvious if you give it some thought.

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janicejen wrote

Yes. I can't see any situation where you kill and eat meat without need as not being oppressive. If you don't need it, then it's a sensoury pleasure, and how can a sensoury pleasure be worth more than the life stolen to receive it?

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