You have been taught to eat animals.

Baby's first Happy Meal (baby face hidden to protect privacy)

You have been taught to wear animals.

Like father, like son (faces hidden to protect privacy)

You have been taught that animals are objects for sale.

Cats are not objects to own | Photo: Audrey Kletscher Helbling

You have been taught that animal flesh, fur, and feathers are fashionable.

Wool, Leather, and Angora are not material for fashionable clothing. They are sheep, cows, rabbits, and goats. | Photo: V3 Wall

You have been taught that animals are ours to capture and hold hostage for our own enjoyment.

Killer Whale performing at a theme park | Photo: K. Boudreaux

You have been taught that animals should live, mate, and die on our schedule- and only as long as it doesn’t interfere or inconvenience us.

Culling is another term for killing | Photo: National Wild Turkey Federation

You have been taught how to interact with animals by some of the same people who thought that smoking was cool.

20,679 phsicians wouldn't dare today | Photo widely available online

More scientists and educators wouldn't even today | Photo: Design Crave

But really, people have been wrong about all kinds of things before.

Vintage and Misguided | Photo: That Green Label

Vintage Nutritional Advice | Photo widely available online

Vintage cocaine would get you arrested today | Photo widely available online

Part of veganism is unlearning learned behavior.