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Oct 6, 2009

Despite growing awareness of the ethical and environmental implications of animal exploitation, the dialogue of our society continues to revolve around just about anything other than the need to change our eating habits. Ironically, it may well be that the survival of our species, and perhaps even life as we know it, is dependent upon learning the very lessons of empathy, responsibility and self-control that the vegan ideal embodies, and that our society seems so reluctant to embrace.

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Posted: Oct 6, 2009 7:23am
Oct 5, 2009

The vegan ideal embodies the highest of ethical aspirations – non-violence, justice and compassion toward the innocent. Yet this deep and powerful value system continues to be marginalized by society. The example set by those who embrace these principles is too often vehemently opposed, trivialized or simply ignored. But the effects of this paradigm shift in perception are far-reaching, and the rewards beyond measure.

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Posted: Oct 5, 2009 7:58pm

 

 
 
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