LDS Prof Says Vegetarian Diet Upholds Mormon Scripture

Jul 23, 2008 by Elizabeth Ziegler (KCPW News) LDS faithful across the region will celebrate Pioneer Day Thursday with barbeques and rodeos. But BYU philosophy professor Chris Foster says the Word of Wisdom that advises Mormons to abstain from drinking caffeine and alcohol also applies to eating meat and treating animals unkindly. “The Mormon doctrine […]

Beat the Urge for Beef

Don’t be persuaded by bogus reasons Maneka Gandhi (A Proud Vegetarian, Animal Rights Activist and Member of Parliament, India)   The Pioneer, Thursday, July 24, 2008 Everyone’s life is strewn with incidents wherein they have a chance to become bigger than themselves, to be nobler and kinder and happier. Some people don’t recognize these opportunities […]

Beyond Beef

Meat and the Environment by Kurma Dasa “Today, millions of people are consuming countless hamburgers, steaks, and roasts, oblivious to the impact their dietary habits are having on the biosphere and the very survivability of life on earth. Every pound of grain-fed flesh is secured at the expense of a burned forest, an eroded rangeland, […]

Onions & Garlic

From Kurma’s blog… ( The below is my most-often-asked question. Today Miss Harsha Advani from Pune, India, wrote and asked it again: “…my query is why shouldn’t onion and garlic be consumed in sattvic (mode of goodness) diet? What are it’s side effects or consequences?” My reply: Dear Miss Advani, You may know that onions […]

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