“Adolf Hitler kept on his office wall a framed picture of Henry Ford, the consummate capitalist and racist supremacist whose assembly lines inspired Hitler’s mass extermination mechanism. Ford, in turn, got his assembly line idea from the disassembly lines in the old Chicago slaughterhouses. In Nazi Germany, Jews, communists, homosexuals, the mentally ill, and other ‘vermin’ were treated as food animals, transported from stockyards on cattle cars to concentration camps like modern factory farms, where they might be vivisected before being sent into the same sort of final tunnel that awaits every animal slaughtered for food. Ironically, the term ‘holocaust’ originally meant ‘whole burning’ and referred to the killing and sacrificing of animals as burnt offerings.”—Will Tuttle, Ph.D., The World Peace Diet, pp. 177-8 (via quoilecanard)
“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.”— Leo Tolstoy (via thisgentlemanbastard)
Just so you know, all this hooplah about needing to eat meat is coming from the government, the meat industry, and factory farms, because all your excuses to keep eating animal products keep their wallets full.
So environmint asked me about sharing more recipes, especially for stuff that’s cheap to make, so I figured I might make it a regular part of my posting here? If you’re looking for a huge vault of cheap recipes, I suggest searching through VegWeb, or blogs like Budget Bytes (not veg*n but…
“human beings have capitalized on the silence of animals, just as certain human beings have historically imposed silence on certain other human beings by denying slaves the right to literacy, denying women the right to own property, and denying both the right to vote.”—gary steiner (via fuckyeahveganlife)