02 Aug '11, 2pm

Does Going #Vegan Really "Save" Animals' Lives?

Does Going #Vegan Really "Save" Animals' Lives?

As I noted in my post on what a vegan world actually looks like , there are plenty of good reasons to go vegan, vegetarian, or at least to reduce the amount of meat you eat. From making sure your lifestyle is as cruelty free as possible, to stopping the very real environmental impacts of animal farming , many of us who do believe that animal husbandry is an important part of truly integrated sustainable farming are cutting back significantly on our meat and dairy intake too. (Even culinary bad boy Anthony Bourdain says we should eat less meat .) Do Vegan Advocates Evoke a False Utopia? Of course committed vegans who have thought long and hard about what their lifestyle entails probably do not harbor a vision of happy pigs and lambs, frolicking in fields, being kept alive purely for the joy of living. Most vegans I know actually envision a world where domesticated animals a...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/08/does-going-vegan-...

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