Humans Are Herbivores*, and Other Facts We Love to Deny

In a recent article, moral philosopher and author of Animal Liberation Peter Singer asks whether the meat industry is “cooked” now that plant based eating is on the rise. Like so many pro-vegan articles do, Singer outlines the environmental destruction inherent in animal agriculture, the inefficiency of eating animals (when we could eat the original nutrients, … More Humans Are Herbivores*, and Other Facts We Love to Deny

Germany’s Meat Ban and the Enforcement of ‘Belief’

Germany has gone and done the seemingly impossible. Its Ministry of the Environment has banned meat. Yep. 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 … More Germany’s Meat Ban and the Enforcement of ‘Belief’

Chobani Destroys This Life

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

The Vegan’s Dilemma

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