There is an ethical reason why I chose to become vegan in the first place. Sure, health became a great bonus, and I’m increasingly realizing that it’s important. But mainly, it was ethical reasons: the two realizations that I was killing animals for pleasure, and the huge destruction of the environment. Anyway, here are some essays I’ve written, explaining to some extent my philosophy on eating animals.
Here are some links for more information on the food industry, and why it is no longer possible to morally justify the eating of animals.
Academy Award Nominee for the Best Documentary Feature, this documentary talks about the growing need for reform of the food industry. →
An incredible book that really provokes a critical thinking of the way we think of eating animals. Different from most other pro-vegetarian media, which tends to be quite strong; this book is really just about making you think. →
A glimpse into how animals are really treated behind the closed walls of factory farms, as well as other instances in which animals are treated abominably. →
A long speech by Gary Yourofsky, animal activist, that completely destroys every possible excuse not only for not being vegetarian, but also for not being vegan. →
This powerful, 11 minute film, produced by Mercy for Animals, takes viewers on an eye-opening exploration behind the closed doors of the nation’s largest industrial farms, hatcheries, and slaughter plants — revealing the often-unseen journey that animals make from Farm to Fridge. →