Written by PETA
Is it selfish to eat shellfish? The
results of several studies in the Netherlands seem to indicate so. Three
professors at two universities have determined that meat-eaters are more selfish and distant and less
than vegetarians are.
Of course, it shouldn't come as any
surprise that sentencing
an animal (or several) to death
for the fleeting taste of a turkey sandwich or bacon cheeseburger shows a certain lack of empathy,
decency, and altruism. But the researchers studying the psychological impact of
meat-eating concluded that carnivores are insecure people who feel the need to
dominate others and be "the boss." They eat animals as a way to feel
superior. Vegetarians, on the other hand, are less selfish and less lonely—and
Could this mean that happiness is
waiting at the end of the produce
I'm pretty sure that leafy greens are a lot cheaper than therapy.
by Michelle Sherrow
Very well written, non-biased, valuable article not full of ridiculous speculations and obscure studies. I especially like the feel-good tone towards vegetarianism. Those pesky meat eaters with their insecure carnivorous instinct!
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