This is a really interesting TED talk.....just a 5 minute snippet about why he's a "Weekday Vegetarian".
I was expecting to watch this video angrily, but I didn't. He is awesome and everything he says makes sense for people who aren't ready to be a Vegan/Vegetarian.
If you don't want to watch the video, here is a snippet. Very well said....
"I care about this stuff. I knew that eating a mere hamburger a day could increase my risk of dying by a third. Cruelty? I knew that the ten billion animals we raise each year for meat are raised in factory farm conditions, that we, hypocritically, wouldn't even consider for our own cats, dogs and other pets. Environmentally? Meat, amazingly, causes more emissions than all of transportation combined. Cars, trains, planes, buses, boats, all of it. And beef production uses a hundred times the water that most vegetables do. I also knew that I'm not alone. We as a society are eating twice as much meat as we did in the 50s. So what was once the special little side treat; now is the main...."
He then goes on to talk about how it just tastes too good to be full veg. But I very much respect that he's doing SOMETHING and urging others to help.
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