The following is a letter I wrote to President Anote Tong from the Republic of Kiribati. It was inspired by a conversation he had with Chris Anderson, the curator of the TED Conference. 11 January 2016 Re: Climate Change and Kiribati: The way we can all make a difference! Dear Mr. President Tong, It saddened me greatly … Continue reading An Open Letter to President Anote Tong from the Republic of Kiribati
Not only do we need to switch to a plants based diet for health, and ethical reasons, but also for environmental reasons. It is, very simply, the most powerful thing you do.
Note: If you are just joining this post, the series began here where I chronicled my journey. It is a good place to start. Ahimsa paramo dharmaha Non-Violence is the highest ethical code Perhaps it's because I have been grounded in Eastern philosophy where the idea of karma and re-incarnation is central to life. In … Continue reading Why I Went Vegan – The Ethical Compulsion
Note: If you're just joining this series, you may want to here, the first in the series. In my last post, I explained the personal journey that took me down the path where I started switching to a whole foods plant based diet. In this article, I want to explore the scientific evidence that helped … Continue reading Why I Went Vegan – The Scientific Evidence
Ever since I made the transition to cutting out animal products from my diet, I've met more people who have questioned me about my choice than any other choice I've made. Suddenly, everyone becomes a nutrition expert. This series of posts is my attempt to explain why I made the decision to switch. In this series of … Continue reading Why I Went Vegan – My Personal Journey
Is one to choose a certain leaf upon the Tree of Life and pour upon it all one`s heart? What of the branch that bears the leaf? What of the stem that holds the branch? What of the bark that shields the stem? What of the roots that feed the bark, the stem, the branches … Continue reading Hate One But Love The Other?