Many of us are uneasy thinking about the animals who end up on our plates. We may have thought about stopping eating animal products, but there are many excuses that have kept us from doing so. Gary Francione and Anna Charlton, authors of Eat Like You Care (an Amazon.com bestseller), explore the 30+ excuses they have heard as long-time vegans and address each one, showing why these excuses don’t work.
They point out that there is nothing "extreme" about a vegan diet; what is extreme is the inconsistency between what we say we believe and how we act where animals are concerned. They argue that if you think animals matter morally—if you reject the idea that animals are just things—your own beliefs require that you stop eating animal products. During our interview we will address some of these inconsistencies and “buts” you use to keep from doing what your heart tells you to.
Consider these questions:
If you answered "Yes" to any of the questions above, then tune in on Monday, November 25 (and pick up a copy of their book Eat Like You Care in the meantime!).