I Lost an Argument with a Vegan. Here’s what I Learned.

Chris Newman
10 min readFeb 3, 2017
Image from The New Yorker


As happens from time to time, I was presented with the accusation from a vegetarian about meat = murder and the ethics of the vegetarian diet. This accusation was made, as it usually is, in the form of a ghoulishly graphic shock video of industrial livestock slaughter. This happens so often that I’ve more or less developed a form letter as a response (a

Chris Newman

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