“As long as we compartmentalise violence according to some arbitrary factor in our victims such as their race, gender, intelligence or species, we will never target injustice at its roots or eliminate it from our lives. As long as we continue to justify the oppression of others on the basis that they belong to a different species to us, we will never consider true sustainability through plant based agriculture and we will always have oppressed, hungry humans.”

There is more to the link between veganism and food security/world hunger than the usual inefficiency argument. In this United Nations Publication, Sandra Higgins discusses how the underlying mindset that allows us to exploit other animals, also allows us to neglect and exploit other humans causing unequal access to the world’s resources.

You can read the article here.

 

2017-03-24T10:03:00+00:00