By Kate Yoder

In college, Brian Kateman was that guy on campus — you know, the one telling you to take shorter showers and recycle all the time.

That message changed after a friend handed him The Ethics of What We Eat by Jim Mason and Peter Singer, the philosopher and animal-rights activist famous for sparking self-doubt in meat lovers. “It was a little awkward, because I was eating a hamburger at the time,” Kateman says.

While reading about the consequences of our food choices, he realized there were bigger problems to tackle than half-hour showers: Animal agriculture was sucking our aquifers …read more
Source: Grist

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