Originally Posted by kaydeebug
its just I know that people in other countries do know if they are beating a horse or killing it for know reason they do know that its wrong. for food ya k cool but abusing them til there dead. NO that's NOT OK
That isn't nessicarily true. It is kind of like how you know the number 2 is the number 2, and not the number 3.
Yes, they look different. And they hold different values. But the only reason 2 isn't 3 is because somebody told or showed you that there is a difference, and you believed them.
The same thing applies in different countries. If somebody tells you a horse or an ox is a beast of burden, nothing more, nothing less; then that is what you believe. Because you were raised where you treat horses as pets and companions, that is what you believe to be correct. Animals in different countries hold different values to the members of the nations.
I'm not saying that abuse is right. I think it is horrid what some people do to their animals. But you must understand that some of this happens because they don't know anything but what they are taught. That is why we must educate and advocate for the animals.