To Whom Does Life Belong?

They call you extremist because you don’t eat flesh. They believe humans should decide the animals’ fate. Yet they forgot the story of young prince Siddhartha (who became the Buddha) and Devattada fighting over a wounded swan. They have forgotten the moral of the story – “A life belongs to one who saves it, not to one who will destroy it.” Even if the animals’ lives belong to humans, they certainly do not belong to the ones who want to harm, kill or consume them.