Why Vegetarian Is Just Way Short of the Mark. {Video}

Via on Feb 6, 2013

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A recent, very fun conversation about speaking up vs. keeping quiet on diet choices led me to the keyboard tonight.

I was looking for a link to a favorite YouTube clip; this one is just beautiful, from John and Ivy:

It is bouncy and fun to listen to. I found that this dairy video has been added.

And it isn’t so fun. Not so upbeat. Not so cute.

It just shows and tells why, succinctly, dairy is off the menu for today’s ethically handsome man. Because in the end, though cheese tastes great and milk is cheap and it feels as if you are drinking something healthy, consuming the products of aggressive systemized cruelty is simply bad for you.

Worse for the cows, but really, really bad for you, too.

I mean, when a cow sees a friend they missed, they often do a happy dance. I’m serious.

These creatures do not deserve to be enslaved brutally. It isn’t complicated.

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Ed: Brianna Bemel

About Karl Saliter

Karl is a circus artist sculptor yoga teacher writer miscreant gypsy, living in Mexico. He often feels as if he was born under a silver whale of a frisbee moon in the back of a red cartoon pickup truck, careening down route 66 at speed, that he somehow took the wheel, stuck his baby elbow out the rolled-down window, and decided to roll with it, and that though the truck had awesome chrome mirrors, he never looked back. He hopes you sometimes feel the same.

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8 Responses to “Why Vegetarian Is Just Way Short of the Mark. {Video}”

  1. John says:

    Her knowledge of nutrition is almost as strong as her sense of pitch.

  2. karlsaliter says:

    I find her pretty much spot on, John.

  3. Maru says:

    It baffles me that most arguments around the topic of eating meat revolve around nutrition, politics, economics, cultural habits etc, and rarely about the animals themselves. Don´t people feel pain for the pain inflicted in them? How do they get around that? When did empathy become rare?

  4. karlsaliter says:

    I have no idea when, but I certainly know it is. I get too often slammed by people claiming that it is ok if the animal was grass fed. Few realize that grass fed can mean factory farmed with occasional grass thrown into the feed, and yes, still slaughtered under insanely cruel conditions. It is sad.

  5. Maru says:

    That is so pathetic, yes, give the poor cow 20 minutes of sun, if even that, and feed her a bit better food, vut her life span in 3 and then kill her… how nice of them….

  6. karlsaliter says:

    And at that, they think themselves generous!

  7. Super Bowl says:

    In the real world, the Super Bowl is concerning lots of things. Football is just one.
    Mostly, the Super Bowl is all about television.
    That’s not a slam on football. Football has clearly grow to be our best known countrywide sport, for various aspects. Not one other sport, not at all Supermodel Jell-O Wrestling, could possibly bring anywhere next to the 108.5 million people who looked at previous February’s Super Bowl.
    Will there be a different situation in tv recorded history, or human being history for that matter, where hundreds of thousands of people were so willing to listen to sales pitches?
    It’s probably true, of course, that almost all of us aren’t gonna note down our favourite adverts and race out for buy the merchandise.

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