Faulty Arguments Against Veganism, Part 2

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Faulty Arguments Against Veganism, Part 2

This one is kind of a two-fer, since they’re related arguments.  Check out part one here. Argument: “Animals would be worse off if all people were vegetarians. Think about it. Would a farmer keep Chickens and Cows and Pigs around and pay for them for free. Hell no if they would be free. At which

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Faulty Arguments Against Veganism, Part 1

If you are vegan or vegetarian, you’ve probably heard these arguments at least a few times–but more likely, you’ve been beaten over the head with them repeatedly to the point of insanity.  The best part about these oh-so-common arguments against veganism is that they are easily refutable.  Over the next few blog posts, I’ll be

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How I became vegan

Run for your life, little chicken! I didn’t become vegan overnight. In fact, it was a long process, which did not start in animal rights at all. I grew up on a small homestead in Vermont. We raised some goats for milk, cows and pigs for meat, and grew a lot of our own vegetables.

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Are eggs and dairy worse than meat?

Imagine being raised for meat, fattened up, and slaughtered. Now imagine being raised for your breastmilk, or your eggs. In the case of milk, you are artificially inseminated and impregnated. After a period of months—nine, in the case of both cows and humans—you give birth to a baby. Within hours—or days, if you’re lucky—your baby

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Links from around the web

Here are some links from around the web that you might find interesting. Audubon magazine has a fantastic article about the environmental impacts of meat-eating. So why in the world am I a dedicated vegetarian? Why is meat, including sumptuous pork, a complete stranger to my fork at home and away? The answer is simple: