This week has been an interesting week. Emotionally draining for several reasons, all valid.
It’s also been a week, of seeing how different I am to many around me.
My social media has been flooded with Halloween and Melbourne Cup (horse racing) posts. I don’t celebrate either.
I have made choices to not indulge in horse racing, because I know the horses are treated badly (I’ve watched the documentaries and I see them being whipped). I don’t believe in horses being treated the way they are, for human pleasure, when it is not a requirement to live well. I also do not believe gambling is healthy, and I don’t wish to participate in that, or support the gambling industry. And I actually don’t understand how people can claim to be animal lovers, and indulge in horse racing. Continue reading