— Temple Grandin USA-american doctor of animal science, author, and autism activist 1947
"Stairway to Heaven," Thinking in Pictures (1995), p. 202.
Fonte: Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism
Contexto: Most people don't realize that the slaughter plant is much gentler than nature. Animals in the wild die from starvation, predators, or exposure. If I had a choice, I would rather go through a slaughter system than have my guts ripped out by coyotes or lions while I was still conscious. Unfortunately, most people never observe the natural cycle of birth and death. They do not realize that for one living thing to survive, another living thing must die.