Vegetarianism: The Vegan Society

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According to the website, The Vegan Society, “Veganism is a way of living which seeks to exclude, as far as is possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose”. It is commonly confused with a similar philosophy of vegetarianism. There are several reasons surrounding why one would choose to become vegan. Some argue that the animal’s right to live and to not be exploited for human’s well-being, along with the health benefits and potential environmental effects that accompany a vegan lifestyle, could have the potential to majorly benefit the world. Others believe that veganism is a ludicrous trend, that is promoted by the youth and is essentially not an affordable lifestyle …show more content…
As of now, the planet is unquestionably in a state of panic, with the alarming rate of climate change and population growth, it is fact that us humans need to find sustainability. It is common for people to believe that the solitary reason for global warming is the carbon emissions from transportation because the media pushes conservation of energy and waste, not animal products. Shockingly, “animal agriculture produces 51% of all greenhouse emissions were as transportation is responsible for only 18% “(Cowspiracy). The time and money it would take to constructing renewable infrastructure will still not be enough to make change, minimizing emission from agriculture is the only plausible option. …show more content…
The argument to not eat animals and animals product is lead with moral questioning; is it ethically okay to consume an animal? Farm animals are often compared to a family pet, which is baise to assume that everyone has a strong relationship with their pets, but it effectively establishes a connection with an individual and the animals they ingest. To emphasize on the emotional appeal, these articles and documentaries go into the vile living conditions and torture farm animals endure.
Veganism may seem preposterous to some simply because humans need protein to survive and meat is a sole source for it. The source of protein is only a fraction of the reasons why people choose to eat meat. One of the bigger reason is the taste. If you ask someone why they wouldn 't choose to become a vegan (or vegetarian), most would say that they enjoy the taste of meat far more than the animal 's well-being. This logic applies for dairy products as well; people love cheese. Financially, the vegan diet seems to be out of budget for middle class families which makes up most

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