Beyond Carnism and Toward Rational, Authentic Food Choices

This is definitely a must watch. In this video the psychologist Dr. Melanie Joy explains the belief system that allows us to love some animals while consuming others. She explains why it is impossible to make our food choices freely without awareness.

Watch and leave your thoughts…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o0VrZPBskpg

More information here: http://www.carnism.org/carnism

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Must-See Vegan Documentaries (documentários)

vfe-art_2048x2048Because the world is our home and we only have one life… I leave here a few documentaries that you must-see and will inspire you to Leave Animals off the Menu.

  1. Earthlings  is a 2005  documentary film about humankind’s total dependence on animals for economic purposes.  Presented in five chapters (pets, food, clothing, entertainment and scientific research).
  2. Cowspiracy this documentary explains how our meat-heavy diets impact everything from climate change and species extinction to land and water wastage.
  3. Unity explores the reasons as to why the humankind has not been able to live in unity with other stakeholders of the planet despite so much of evolution in religion, philosophy and technology.
  4. Salmon confidential the true about salmon farming, watch it here.
  5. Speciesism: The Movie addresses the core concepts of Peter Singer’s seminal book, Animal Liberation, with a touch of humor.
  6. Forks Over Knives looks at the health benefits of a plant-based diet, including reduced risk and even reversal of  chronic diseases.
  7. Fed UP  focuses on the problem about sugar and processed foods, and points to the monied lobbying power that is blocking the attempts to enact policies to address the issue.