Why Don’t We Care About the Suffering of Fish?
Peter Singer, Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University and
Laureate Professor at the University of Melbourne, explains the
systematic, cruel and massive killing of trillions of fish every
year at the hands of humanity. He asks, "Why are fish the forgotten
victims on our plate?", and speculates that maybe it is because we
think of them as commodities that do not feel pain. However, he also
points the growing evidence showing that commercial fishing inflicts
an unimaginable amount of pain and suffering.
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Fish, God's creatures, are thought of as lesser beings that
deserve no consideration at the time of slaughter. However, as God's
children, we are called to be obedient and therefore follow Jesus'
teachings of compassion, mercy and love that apply to all Creation,