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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!
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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:

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
Rain soddens what is kept wrapped up,
But never soddens what is open;
Uncover, then, what is concealed,
Lest it be soddened by the rain.

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