Germany has gone and done the seemingly impossible. Its Ministry of the Environment has banned meat. Barbara Hendricks, Minister of the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety under German Prime Minister Angela Merkel, has banned meat at official environmental ministry functions. Hendricks cites the environmental degradation associated with meat consumption as cause for the ban, … More Germany’s Meat Ban and the Enforcement of ‘Belief’
You know what people get really pissed off about? Shark finning, the removal of fins from sharks, with the discarding of the carcass back into the sea. People love to hate shark finning — rightly so, seeing as how it’s both inefficient, wasteful, and cruel. But do you know what causes more shark deaths annually than shark … More Vegan Solutions For Land & Sea
An experience-based look at dating a meat-eater as an ethical vegan. … More Sleeping With The Enemy: Vegan Dating
For years the meat and dairy industries have been plaguing us with false advertising. In TV commercials and on billboards we see smiling cartoon pigs, cows grazing on rolling green hills, overly sexualized women biting into burgers, celebrities with milk mustaches, farmers delicately bottle-feeding day old lambs, and chickens clucking as they enjoy limitless freedom … More Chobani Destroys This Life
I spend a lot of time learning about the environmental consequences of modern agriculture caused by our food choices. That means I spend a lot of time listening to the Paleo/Primal crowd tell me how natural their lifestyle is because it’s just like that of their ancestors. I commend them for wanting to adopt a cleaner, … More Forget the Real Tribes and Go Primal!
In a morality debate between vegans and meat-eaters, such as this one here, what do meat-eaters really want vegans to consider or to accomplish with their actions? I encountered a meat-eater’s attempt to warn other meat-eaters about entering such a debate with vegans. At the end of the article, the ex-vegan author writes, “Good luck! You’ll … More The Vegan’s Dilemma
Sam Harris is one of my favorite modern philosophers. I respect his depth and breadth of work to the highest degree. I was given pause for thought to reconsider my respect for Mr. Harris when I discovered that he has argued for reasons to support his meat consumption. I am not going to write off … More Use Your Noodle, Sam Harris