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Richard Dawkins Wishes Everyone was VegetarianRichard Dawkins Wishes Everyone was Vegetarian

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Famed evolutionary biologist and author Richard Dawkins rose to the spotlight for his outspoken atheism and critique of creationism & intelligent design. Now, however, Dawkins is speaking up for another purpose: to protect animals around the world.

During a recent Q&A session in Washington DC, Dawkins voiced his support for meat-free lifestyles. Although he is not yet a practicing vegetarian, the author said “I would like to be a vegetarian. I would like everybody to be a vegetarian.”

During the interview, Dawkins made it clear that he deplores the tendency of human beings to consider themselves superior to other creatures on earth. This misconception naturally leads to the exploitation of “inferior” beings that is seen in factory farms around the world. “In 100 or 200 years time,” Dawkins said, “we may look back on the way we treated animals today as something like we today look back on the way our forefathers treated slaves.”

According to Dawkins, a plant-based diet is the most compassionate and intelligent alternative to the current state of factory farm meat production. He said that “it is very important for us to complain against the cruel treatment of animals in farms and slaughter houses.”

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