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Erik Marcus

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I've decided it would be potentially useful to tell you how I decided to write Meat Market, and the things that led the book to take the shape it did.

To begin, it makes sense to tell you about my first book, Vegan: the New Ethics of Eating. I began writing Vegan in 1996, and I began that book largely out of frustration. I had become increasingly involved in vegetarian advocacy, and a lot of the... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on December 01, 2010 12:09 • 501 views • Tags: activism, animals, meat-market, vegan
Average rating: 3.91 · 1,544 ratings · 139 reviews · 8 distinct worksSimilar authors
Vegan: The New Ethics of Ea...

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Meat Market: Animals, Ethic...

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The Ultimate Vegan Guide: C...

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A Vegan History: 1944-2010

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Nexus 7 Guide

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The Flinch by Julien Smith
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A good idea and potentially life changing, but this could have been executed just as powerfully as a 2000-3000 word magazine article. But yeah, Smith has sold me on the value of discovering the actions you fear doing, and "flinching forward" until th ...more
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Vegan for Life by Jack Norris
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Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself by David Lipsky
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Change of Heart by Nick Cooney
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this review reprinted from Vegan.com

It’s easy to do animal advocacy that will save large numbers of animals from harm; easier still if you get a little reading under your belt.

Nick Cooney’s new book, Change of Heart: What Psychology Can Teach Us Abo

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" Thanks, Stephen. Perhaps you could email me at erik@vegan.com and we can start reviewing these options?

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" A few things to add to what Joe just said:

Even at the most heavily leafletted colleges (which I suppose are likely near SF, LA, Chicago, NY, and Bosto
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" Wow, Nancy, such a great post. There's so much there that would help new activists find a place in the movement. I'd love to work what you wrote into ...more "
" Nancy, I totally agree that vegetarians ought never to bring up the idea that we have evolved not to eat plant foods. It's an argument highly unlikely ...more "
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“It is much easier and cheaper to follow a vegan diet than it is to perform due diligence on a diet that includes meat, milk, or eggs.”
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