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  • https://www.plantbasednews.org/post/carnism-why-do-we-eat-animals-3-copy

    Carnism describes the invisible belief system that conditions us to eat certain animals. The ideology sees the wide-spread acceptance of meat-eating as 'natural', 'normal', and 'necessary'.

    In addition, it sees its opposing ideology - veganism - as unnatural, and not 'normal'.

    September 14, 2017

  • Carnism was coined by Melanie Joy, in 2001, in her book "Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows."

    A possible definition might be: Belief system, or ideology, in which certain animals are eaten, while others are put to work, and a select few are brought into homes cohabit.

    October 15, 2010