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The Quid Populus Fallacy: But What About People?

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“Don’t you care about people?”

“I’m not vegan because I value human life over animal life.”

“Do you feel for humans who suffer?”

I wish I had ten dollars for every time I have seen the Quid Populus fallacy, or the "But What About People?" approach to trying to convince someone that vegans care less about people than animals, or that caring for people and animals are mutually exclusive activities.

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