Fighting for animal liberation and an end to speciesism
full debate here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJYwN2X7IbI
We don't usually think of what we eat as a matter of ethics. Stealing, lying, hurting people - these acts are obviously relevant to our moral character. In ancient Greece and Rome, ethical choices about food were considered at least as significant as ethical choices about sex." Peter Singer and Jim Mason.
"Vegetarian food leaves a deep impression on our nature. If the whole world adopts vegetarianism, it can change the destiny of humankind." Albert Einstein
"The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated." Mahatma Gandhi 1869-1948
"The animals you eat are not those who devour others; you do not eat the carnivorous beasts, you take them as your pattern. You only hunger after sweet and gentle creatures who harm no one, which follow you, serve you, and are devoured by you as the reward of their service"
John Jacques Rousseau
"I have since an early age abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men." Leonardo da Vinci
"Truly man is the king of beasts, for his brutality exceeds them. We live by the death of others. We are burial places!" Leonardo da Vinci
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