I want to be a vegan. Please don’t stop reading – I’m just like you, I swear! I eat meat. I eat dairy. I’ve always eaten meat and dairy. I just ate a shrimp and feta salad about four minutes ago. But I want to stop. And if you knew what I knew, you’d probably reconsider what’s on your plate, too.
Especially with environmental activism, the issues are so expansive that our efforts feel like a drop in the ocean. Even legitimacy in the eyes of policy-makers can be hard to attain. It is fair to say that Shiva faced a lot of opposition from people who didn’t share her world-view. But at the end of the day, she followed her conscience and she continues to do so. Podcast available.