The Twisted Logic of “1984”
Another awesome blog piece from Ray’s mom about the dangers of, and fallacies surrounding, Breed Specific Legislation. And why PETA’s “logic” about supporting BSL is so wrong.
I think what I find most disturbing about PeTA’s pit bull stance is they shroud the truth in a wrapping of twisted logic. To an animal lover who is not up on what’s going on in the real world, their policy seems loving and humane. To those of us who have seen the group in action, and have actually worked our way through the misdirection, the ugly truth is evident.
The most insidious problem with PeTA’s position, is that it pits (pun intended) animal advocates against each other. In the past week I have found myself arguing vehemently with people I know love and care about animals. I was forced to argue against mandatory spay/neuter. I had to address fallacies surrounding “No-Kill” communities.
As an aside…the reason I do NOT support mandatory spay/neuter is two-fold. One, I always believe that a carrot is more effective than a stick, which means that free/reduced…
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