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Terra Verde - October 29, 2010 at 1:00pm

Terra Verde, for October 29, 2010 - 1:00pm

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Terra Verde

Lierre Keith was a vegan for 20 years but then readopted and omnivore diet and now argues vegetarianism will not address livestock's environmental impact. Terra Verde investigates.


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I agree with Get a Grip (and

I agree with Get a Grip (and all of the above commentators): Terra Verde's description of Ms. Keith is incorrect and misleading and should be changed. She plainly was not vegan, she was a wannabe vegan.

As the others have said, she

As the others have said, she was not a vegan or a vegetarian. You can’t binge on dairy products and/or meat – once a week/month/year - and be a vegan.
She is against monoculture and factory farming: Great!
What’s that got to do with being vegetarian?
I agree with a lot of what she is saying but she is alienating a massive proportion of her potential audience with some of her statements.
This should have been two books and then one could have been ignored and the other given serious consideration by anyone with a brain.
People are spending more time attacking her than listening to her message re. farming practices.

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