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Confucius

Anyone who has ever heard the scream of an animal being killed could never again eat its flesh
Chinese philosopher

Confucius (551–479 BC)[1] was a Chinese teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of the Spring and Autumn period of Chinese history.

The philosophy of Confucius emphasized personal and governmental morality, correctness of social relationships, justice and sincerity. Confucius's principles had a basis in common Chinese tradition and belief. He championed strong family loyalty, ancestor worship, respect of elders by their children and of husbands by their wives. He also recommended family as a basis for ideal government.

He espoused the well-known principle "Do not do to others what you do not want done to yourself", an early version of the Golden Rule.

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Anyone who has ever heard the scream of an animal being killed could never again eat its flesh
Never impose on others what you would not choose for yourself
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one’s ignorance.
Everything has beauty, but not everyone sees it.
The superior man does not, even for the space of a single meal, act contrary to virtue.
The honorable and upright man keeps well away from both the slaughterhouse and the kitchen. And he allows no knives on his table.