Dr. Tuttle and Lee discuss his background, and how the fusion of Eastern and Western philosophy in his thinking has influenced his perspective on human nature. Dr. Tuttle shares his belief that a more balanced understanding of Eastern and Western philosophy can contribute to a more complete appreciation of humanity's role in creating a more peaceful world, both temporally and spiritually. He also speaks about why the greater adoption of a plant-based diet can contribute to world peace, and how that message is gaining greater acceptance around the world.
Dr. Will Tuttle is a writer, speaker, musician, and author of the Amazon #1 bestseller The World Peace Diet. He is the co-founder of the Circle of Compassion and the Worldwide Prayer Circle For Animals. He is a former Zen monk who studied in Korea and he also earned a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, specializing in the philosophy of education. He is a frequent speaker at vegetarian, spiritual, and animal rights conferences and at local vegetarian societies.