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The world's most badass vegan

Gary Yourofsky tackles the meat industry head on... brace yourself

Gary Yourofsky tackles the meat industry head on... brace yourself... Gary Yourofsky is the world's most confrontational and controversial vegan. He has been arrested 13 times and holds positions that many find intolerable (e.g the quote below). However hard his speech is to watch the fact remains that it is based upon the awful reality that the industrial meat industry is barbaric, cruel and a blight on human progress and the destiny of life on this planet. How long can we look away and accept the propaganda that the systematic, industrial torture of conscious beings is an acceptable part of our economy? Whether you choose to go vegan or simply eat less meat this video is a must watch for anyone who wants to honestly appraise mainstream culture and take an ethical position. Do you dare remove the blinkers and take a look? “By eating meat we share the responsibility of climate change, the destruction of our forests, and the poisoning of our air and water. The simple act of becoming a vegetarian will make a difference in the health of our planet.” ― Thích Nhất Hạnh, The World We Have: A Buddhist Approach to Peace and Ecology "Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet." "Our task must be to free ourselves...by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty." —Albert Einstein “If slaughterhouses had glass walls, the whole world would be vegetarian.” ― Linda McCartney, Linda's Kitchen: Simple and Inspiring Recipes for Meals Without Meat “Animals are my friends...and I don't eat my friends.” ― George Bernard Shaw “A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite. And to act so is immoral.” ― Leo Tolstoy “I have from 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 gary yourofsky

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