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Book Review: Eating Animals by Johnathan Safran Foer

I’m not sure if I’m feeling unusually inspired lately, or I’ve just got my hands on some really great literature, but the last two books I’ve read have changed my life. 665 more words

Educate Yourself

The Animal Kill Counter

Click this link to learn see and learn more about how many animals are killed for food globally: http://actionforanimalskansas.blogspot.ca/2008/11/animal-kill-counter.html

When I first saw this “Kill Counter”, I couldn’t believe it and I actually felt panicky realizing that every second of every day, thousands of innocent animals are being slaughtered for food. 47 more words

Animal Rights

on eating animals: chef anthony bourdain, novelist jonathan safran foer, and ultrarunner scott jurek

In college I had a crush on a long-haired, Birkenstock-wearing guy who let everyone who would listen know he was a proud vegan.  This man was attractive to me for many reasons, but one of the main reasons I found myself so compelled by him–and his diet–was his complete passion for everything he did.   946 more words


Raising A Vegan Child

As I publish this post I am now 34 weeks pregnant and only 6 weeks away from our first baby’s due date. The realty of becoming a parent and welcoming a new person into our family is really hitting home at this stage. 1,160 more words


Earth Day: Food Policy Non-Fiction by Fiction Authors

When I started writing my post on food policy books I realized I had two books left to talk about, but I’d already gone on far longer than even I wanted to read.   780 more words

Earth Day


Not sure what to make of this. I respect the Japanese and their culture on so many counts – but amphibians are intelligent, and this seems to be excruciatingly cruel. 145 more words


The problem is not “meat” nor is it “eating animals.” If it were, a vegetarian diet would be the solution. (It is not.) The problem is using animals as resources.

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