Thursday, October 3, 2013

Reasons to Eat Meat? Not So Much.

You know we're winning when people feel compelled to post public defenses of eating animals!

* Jack: Response to 2 of Christina Sterbenz’s 7 Reasons to Keep Eating Meat

* Ginny: 7 Reasons to Eat Meat? Here Is Why They Are All Wrong

Bonus materials, regarding the claim vegetarians kill more / as many animals:

* Mark at the amazing AnimalVisuals shows actual numbers killed per million calories:

Of course, this only deals with deaths, not suffering. I'd sure prefer to be a field mouse killed by a combine than a layer hen or a chicken raised for meat.

* The actual article pointing out the errors in Davis' analysis of relative number of deaths.

In other news, Jack has an interesting blog post about the possible effects of very low cholesterol.