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February 13, 2020 - New York Daily News

Joaquin Phoenix is right: Animal farming is a moral atrocity

Joaquin Phoenix is right: Animal farming is a moral atrocity
Joaquin Phoenix Credit: Joaquin Phoenix

Joaquin Phoenix has gotten his share of mockery for talking about factory farming and animal rights in his Oscars acceptance speech. Phoenix is absolutely right. The way we treat our fellow sentient beings is absolutely unacceptable, and our descendants will look back on animal farming as a moral atrocity.

From where we stand in the 21st century, it’s obvious that slavery was wrong, that women should be able to vote, and that it’s wrong to discriminate based on race, religion, creed, sexuality, class or age. We need to ask, as the conservative writer Charles Krauthammer did, what are the moral blindspots of our generation? What common and unquestioned practices today will be seen as clear moral atrocities by our descendants, just as we see egregious behavior in every past generation?

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