Yesterday I found a web site called “Opposing Views,” and I just submitted a response to a commentator on the subject of “Should we eat meat?”
In this case the subcategory was an article making the ridiculous claim that we should eat meat because it would be too difficult for the Masai people of East [...]
Note from the chart that one meal of beef produces about 30 times as much CO2 emissions as a meal of pea soup and beans. Hopefully Americans will learn to care as much about their environmental impact before it’s too late.
A few days ago my office had our semi-annual staff meeting in a park pavilion. Lunch for these is catered, and normally constists of various kinds of meat sandwiches, forcing me to pack my own lunch. It’s not very good for development of my “team spirit,” which is supposedly one of the goals [...]
If human population control is the solution, as meat-addicts often propose, then stopping population growth at 6 or 7 billion will be totally inadequate. Haven’t folks noticed the rapid economic development in many very large countries? We would need to drop worldwide human population down to around 1 billion (and keep it there) to have [...]
Hare Krishna. Recently on one of my wife Leslie’s homeschooling e-mail groups, one of the other mothers described two recent events in their family life. They had a ‘favorite’ chicken that died, and the young daughter was pretty upset. A few weeks earlier, the father shot and killed a wild turkey that wandered through their yard. Leslie said to her, “What puzzles [...]
I’m honored to see that my brief narration, based entirely upon observable phenomenon, of how meat-eating leads to war, inspired Sita-pati prabhu to expand on how this could play out in his region of the world. I have no real conception of the politics over there, but I completely agree with his conclusion.
I’ve been very active preaching [...]