Most un-Vegan Art Ever.

Via Waylon Lewis
on May 10, 2011
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Even if you aren’t vegan, this art seems immoral: the equivalent of wasting 10 meals—not to mention a pig’s life, transportation, water—in a hungry world.

I can’t help but think of Dexter, looking at this. You know, twisted mass murders making “art” out of their twistedness.

I wonder if at any point the “artist,” having supply-and-demanded the death of various pigs for his/her “art,” remember that he was making “art” out of a “sentient being” smarter than his/her dog. Smarter, that is, while it was kept penned in the torture chamber that we call a factory farm, and right up until the point when it was needlessly killed.

I’m offering my reaction, here, not as a vegan—I’m not, at least not yet—but as a human who happens to think pigs are alive, and thinking, and don’t need to be made into art. If you’re going to kill them, at least have the respect to eat the effing “meat.”

Via What:

Fine Art of the Day: Nommy, Nommy Night: Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night” recreated with bacon by Instructables member / bacon-enthusiast CopperTwist for the site’s Bacon Contest.


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


3 Responses to “Most un-Vegan Art Ever.”

  1. Dan says:

    What did you think o Gaga's meat dress then? I hope you gave that a thumbs down as well , if not you then you are being hypocritical.

  2. Scott says:

    Art is in the eye, and stomach, of the beholder. I suppose there as many un-meat or un-omnivore options out there. It is a bit high-minded to single out some wasted bacon in a world that wastes millions of tons of food. Choose your food fights and lay off the bacon.

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