National Vegetarian Week
This week was national vegetarian week. I heard an in-store advert in ASDA loudly proclaiming: "a vegetarian diet is great for health and fitness, try it now, we have lots of vegetarian products here at ASDA (hint-hint)".
Nice that people are being encouraged to be vegetarian. Sad however that the reason that is being pushed for them to do so is so that they can enjoy more sense gratification. What about when the body (inevitably) breaks down, or the pop-vegi trend fizzles out? Well, it's straight back into slaughtering the innocent animals.
The only way people will stop meat-eating is if they develop compassion for the animals they are eating. Before having compassion for animals, they need to have compassion for other humans. Before having compassion for other humans, they have to have compassion for themselves. Before having compassion for themselves, they have to understand who they really are. Guess what: you're not that body!