This quote does a great job of illustrating why people are vegetarians.  "Vegetarian...Because compassion tastes better."

there is no such thing as human slaughter. just as there is no such thing as humane murder, rape, and robbery.

Jeremy Bentham ( /ˈbɛnθəm/; 15 February 1748 – 6 June 1832) was an English philosopher, jurist and social reformer. He is regarded as the founder of modern utilitarianism.

Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill are famous for propagating utilitarianism, which is the idea that the fundamental moral rule is to strive toward the "greatest happiness for the greatest number".

Legal Philosophy and Influence of Jeremy Bentham : Essays on of the Limits of the Penal Branch of

Legal Philosophy and Influence of Jeremy Bentham : Essays on of the Limits of the Penal Branch of

Preparatory Principles (Hardcover) (Jeremy Bentham)

Preparatory Principles (Hardcover) (Jeremy Bentham)

Jeremy Bentham's mummified body and wax head, with his actual head at his feet.

bentham-and-his-two-heads Jeremy Bentham when they staffed him and put him on display in that British museum. (You see his fake head on top, see, as his actual, somewhat worse-for-the-wear head rests under the chair on which he sits.

Economics, Entrepreneurship and Utopia : The Economics of Jeremy Bentham and Robert Owen (Hardcover)

Economics, Entrepreneurship and Utopia : The Economics of Jeremy Bentham and Robert Owen (Hardcover)

Economics, Entrepreneurship and Utopia : The Economics of Jeremy Bentham and Robert Owen (Hardcover)

Economics, Entrepreneurship and Utopia : The Economics of Jeremy Bentham and Robert Owen (Hardcover)

Jeremy Bentham fue un filósofo, economista, pensador y escritor inglés que nació en Londres en 1748 y falleció en 1832.

Jeremy Bentham fue un filósofo, economista, pensador y escritor inglés que nació en Londres en 1748 y falleció en 1832.

Jeremy Bentham Feb 1748 – June 1832. He is regarded as the founder of modern utilitarianism. When he was 21 he made a will leaving his body for dissection to friend/physician George Fordyce.  His skeleton and head were preserved and stored in a wooden cabinet called Auto-icon with the skeleton padded out with hay and dressed in Bentham's clothes. It was acquired by Univ College London in 1850. The real head was displayed in the case for many years but became the target of student pranks.

Dead Man Walking: The Strange Story of Jeremy Bentham Bentham died on June

5.07 "The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham" – Ilana introduces herself to NotLocke, gives him a mango, and they talk a little bit. (Ilana was originally supposed to be Jacob’s daughter, but the writers ran out of time to develop the plot, so she was killed.)

"The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham" – Ilana introduces herself to NotLocke, gives him a mango, and they talk a little bit. (Ilana was originally supposed to be Jacob’s daughter, but the writers ran out of time to develop the plot, so she was killed.

5.07 "The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham" – HURLEY: So, you didn’t make it, huh? LOCKE: Pardon me? HURLEY: You didn’t make it. It’s cool. No biggie. You’re not the first person to visit me, y’know. But what’s up with the wheelchair? LOCKE: Uh, I broke my leg fallin’ down a hole. HURLEY: Oh. Is that how you died? LOCKE: Hugo, I’m not dead. HURLEY: [amused] Sure, you’re not.

- The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham

jeremy bentham's auto-icon (unfortunately no longer displayed with real head), london

Jeremy Bentham's Auto-Icon

jeremy bentham's auto-icon (unfortunately no longer displayed with real head), london

Jeremy Bentham.

Jeremy Bentham.

The severed head of eccentric philosopher Jeremy Bentham is to go on display for the first time in decades and scientists are using the opportunity to test his DNA to find out if he was autistic.

Severed head of eccentric Jeremy Bentham to go on display as scientists test DNA to see if he was autistic

The severed head of eccentric philosopher Jeremy Bentham is to go on display for the first time in decades and scientists are using the opportunity to test his DNA to find out if he was autistic.

Utilitarianism and Other Essays by John Stuart Mill and Jeremy Bentham (1987,...

Utilitarianism and Other Essays by John Stuart Mill and Jeremy Bentham (1987

Utilitarianism and Other Essays by John Stuart Mill and Jeremy Bentham

5.07 "The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham" – Kate is unmoved by Locke’s plea for her to go back to the Island. She turns him down flat.

"The Life and Death of Jeremy Bentham" – Kate is unmoved by Locke’s plea for her to go back to the Island. She turns him down flat.

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