vegetarians

 
Can you rationalise your pound of flesh?
Can you rationalise your pound of flesh?
Common sense morality — or, at least our daily practice — is strongly built on the belief that there is absolutely nothing wrong with...
​On meat, love and revolution
​On meat, love and revolution
Controversy erupted at the University of Cape Town in 2016 when some academics suggested that only meat-free meals should be served on parts of the...
Nobody listens to vegans
Nobody listens to vegans
“Nobody listens to vegans,” a good vegan friend warned me. “People think Vegans come from Planet Vega. We are out there with...
Eid-ul-Adha: Lambasting the slaughter
Eid-ul-Adha: Lambasting the slaughter
On Sunday Muslims celebrate Eid-ul-Adha, the festival of sacrifice. Whereas Eid-ul-Fitr, which marks the end of fasting during Ramadan, is...
French government 'banning vegetarianism' in school canteens
French government 'banning vegetarianism' in school canteens
There may have been less than 20 of them on the street, but a group of demonstrators in Paris has nonetheless made the national news in France...
Five fatal flaws of animal activism
Five fatal flaws of animal activism
There are a few things that have kept me going, and kept me proud of how I've been living over the decades. Pretty near the top of the list is...
Coming out of the green closet
Coming out of the green closet
If African meat eaters don't find the vegetarian lifestyle abhorrent, at best they find it intriguing. The carnivores around us find it unfathomable that a person could actually sit down for a meal in which meat is absent. Yet more and more South Africans are going green, stretching...
Vegetarian eateries mushroom
Vegetarian eateries mushroom
Vegetarians are not popular with chefs. Too many chefs fob us off with the most basic of pasta dishes, terrible vegetable platters featuring a...
Vegetarians are left out in the cold
Vegetarians are left out in the cold
Asthma Controlled Naturally by Ron Roberts (Struik): Australian Don Roberts is a chiropractor, acupuncturist and naturopath. He is also an...