Tag: vegetarianism

Nov 05

Choose Improved Health or Early Death

In Brief — Facts about the food humans eat that can lead either to improved health or to disease. [Written in July 2017.] ————————————————————————————————————————————- Eating Right Can Improve Your Life — I made a mistake. Well, it was only a small one, but nevertheless one that could shorten many lives. Genes are only part of …

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Nov 06

Only a Pig, You Say?!

In Brief—A look at one of the smartest animals on the planet, the pig, and it’s destiny to be slaughtered for your gustatory enjoyment. Smarter than a 3-Year-Old Human— An Ontario, Canada, woman with a conscience is being prosecuted for giving water to thirsty pigs on their way to the slaughterhouse. No joke, this compassionate …

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Jan 10

Steak and Chops or Vegetarianism

In Brief—Healthful and tasty vegetarian meals give us energy while they simultaneously preserve the habitability of the planet, save sentient animals and prolong human lives. ———————————————————————————————————————— Healthful Eating Can Save Lives…and Earth— Imagine a chessboard seen from above, the white squares representing ecologically diverse tropical forest and the black squares representing land denuded of trees, …

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Jan 25

“Eat Your Veggies!”

In Brief— The human appetite for meat is destroying Earth even as it results in the suffering and deaths of the millions of animals we slaughter every year. The solution is for humans to cut back or eliminate meat from their diets and eat healthful vegetables instead. ——————————————————————————————————————————– Bovine Farts and Deforestation— Looking at a …

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Jan 02

Human Rights for Great Apes

Recognition of Self— “Beings who recognize themselves as ‘I’s.’ Those are persons.” Immanuel Kant’s philosophy according to philosophy professor Lori Gruen of Wesleyan University.  Great Apes Deserve Basic Human Rights— The Hominidae, of which humans are one of the four species in the taxonomic family along with chimpanzees, orangutans and gorillas, is dominated by humans …

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