I’m not too proud to admit that, like many, I was one of those people who knew that animals suffered for whatever fleshy meals I scarfed down on any given day, but I didn’t really want to think about it.Meat Throwback Thursday CreditedI mean, I didn’t see for myself that the chicken “nuggets” I was eating for lunch spent their entire lives crammed into filthy sheds before having their throats slit while they were still alive and able to feel pain.

chickens in sheds

Or that my hamburger came from a cow who was likely hoisted into the air by one leg and may have had his or her throat slit while still alive and able to feel pain.

Cow in slaughterhouse

It might seem easier to remain in the dark—easy for us. But ignoring the truth about where food comes from is anything but easy on the billions of animals who are killed for food every single year.

Here are six videos you can watch right now that will change your life. In no time, they’ll have you believing that animals are NOT ours to eat—because seriously, they’re not.

 

1. “Sunny Acres Farms”

2. “Glass Walls”

3. “One Minute of Reality: Factory Farming”

4. “One Minute of Reality: The Dairy Industry”

5.  “Meet Your Meat: Egg-Laying Hens”

6. “The Dream”

Now that you know the truth, what will you do with it?

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