.... another very important book, Beyond Beef (1992), by technology-author,
Jeremy Rifkin. In devastating detail, it chronicles the tremendous
health, environmental, and economic problems associated with the raising
and consumption of beef. Rifkin also started a "Beyond Beef" coalition
of environmental, nutrition, and anti-hunger groups in the United
States and other countries, that is dedicated to educating people
with the goal of reducing beef consumption by 50% in 10 years.
- Richard Schwartz
It seems disingenuous for the intellectual elite of the first
world to dwell on the subject of too many babies being born in the
second- and third-world nations while virtually ignoring the over-population
of cattle and the realities of a food chain that robs the poor of
sustenance to feed the rich a steady diet of grain-fed meat.
- My wife met him a year ago and asked if he was a vegetarian.
He said that he was but isn't any more, although he still is mostly
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