Slaughter is cruel by definition. It is taking the life of an animal who wants to live. It is terrifying, painful, and brutal.
And it happens to over a billion animals each week.
A billion is a number beyond most people’s comprehension.
A billion seconds ago is 32 years ago. Reagan was running for re-election.
A billion minutes ago, Jesus was preaching in Galilee.
A billion hours ago is 115,000 years ago. Humans were still living in caves.
A billion days ago the dinosaurs had not yet appeared on Earth.
A billion weeks ago life first emerged from the seas onto land.
A billion months ago the first complex life forms populated the primordial oceans.
A billion years ago life first formed on Earth.
A billion slaughtered animals ago was last week.
While slaughter is incredibly cruel…
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