Saturday, April 05, 2008

Isaac Bashevis Singer on vegetarianism

People often say that humans have always eaten animals, as if this is a justification for continuing the practice. According to this logic, we should not try to prevent people from murdering other people, since this has also been done since the earliest of times.

Isaac Bashevis Singer,
Polish-born American author, winner of 1978 Nobel Prize in Literature, vegetarian for the last 35 years of his 88 years

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