Today is International Day of Non-violence and World Farm Animals Day
On 2 October, we celebrate the birth of one of the greatest practitioners of non-violence in all of history, Mahatma Gandhi. To mark it, the UN has declared 2 October as the International Day of Non-Violence, a day dedicated to “disseminate the message of non-violence, including through education and public awareness”.
On top of that, it is World Farm Animals Day, an occasion to recognise the suffering of billions of terrified animals who are beaten, crippled and killed on factory farms and in slaughterhouses around the globe – all for nothing more than a fleeting taste of their flesh. Continue reading