Animal Suffering

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    • Animals are not the same as humans
    • Why should animals suffer for the things that humans do?
    • Animals don't have freewill so don't have moral capacity to choose good or evil so why should they suffer?
    • Surely God could have created a world where animals do not need to suffer
    • If suffering helps people and their souls develop and animals do not have souls, why should they suffer?
    • Pain is natural and helps animals learn
    • Suffering is part of natural selection (and evolution)
    • Animal suffering allows humans to learn compassion and develop spiritual qualities
    • Suffering to animals is an additional punishment to humans


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