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Old 03-09-2006, 03:08 PM   #17
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I had another though in regards to cellulose fibers.
I dont want to offend anyone but I probably will.

The point I want to make is that in harvesting all fibers there is a human element that may experience extreme discomfort, a harsh enviroment and even strict and unnessicary punishment while doing their job.
Silk is a prime example of a industry that does not put the workers needs first. And sheering sheep can not be done entirely mechanically - meaning someone is breathing in fine wool dust, enduring kicking hooves and sharp cuts from the sheers.

In all there is no really cruelty free fiiber. If it isnt an animal with 4 feet suffering (though I personally dont think sheep suffer) its an animal with 2 feet enduring the cruelty.
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