Something to definitely think about…Even with this new technology animals will still suffer and we would look at animals as science experiments instead of non-human beings who are alive, feel pain, and feel sadness. It’s better than the current situation, but it’s not the ultimate answer.
In looking for an end to the pain and suffering of nonhuman animals in agriculture, In Vitro meat is often promoted as the most promising solution. In fact, the “father of animal liberation” himself, Peter Singer, applauds the recent effort to produce In Vitro meat: “My own view is that being a vegetarian or vegan is not an end in itself, …but a means towards reducing both human and animal suffering, and leaving a habitable planet to future generations. I haven’t eaten meat for 40 years, but if in vitro meat becomes commercially available, I will be pleased to try it” (Singer 2013).
So what is “In Vitro meat” exactly? In a nutshell, it is animal flesh that is grown through cloned and cultured cells/muscle tissue in a lab (Dr Mark Post from the University of Maastrichtis is identified as the “father of in vitro meat”). This seems…
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