Opposing Cruelty: A Results-Based Approach
When you rst discover the reality o modernanimal agriculture, avoiding all productsrom actory arms might seem too big achange. But don’t be overwhelmed—just takesmall steps. For example, you could eliminatemeat rom certain meals or on certain days. As you get used to eating less meat and ndalternatives you enjoy, it may become easierto eliminate meat altogether.Ultimately, living with compassion meansstriving to maximize the good we accomplish,not ollowing a set o rules or trying to t acertain label. From eating less meat to being vegan, our actions are only a means to an end:decreasing suering.For this reason, we believe the consequenceso our actions are the bottom line. Our desireto oppose and help end cruelty to animalscan help guide our choices, as well as providea simple, easy-to-understand explanation o our actions. The question isn’t, “Is this vegan?”but, “What is best or preventing suering?”
Guide to Cruelty-Free Eating
What we choose to eat makes a powerulstatement about our ethics and our view o the world—about our very humanity. By not buying meat, eggs, and dairy products, we withdraw our support rom cruelty to animals,undertake an economic boycott o actory arms,and support the production o cruelty-ree oods.From children and grandparents to celebritiesand athletes, compassionate living is spreading—and easier than ever! Today, even small-town grocery stores can eature a variety o veggie burgers, dogs, anddeli slices, plant-based milks, and nondairy desserts—a bounty unimaginable only a decade ago!