For the longest time, for me, it was easy to live by default. To go along living like everyone else. Not to question.
But the reason I started the No Impact project was because the crisis in human safety, security and health as it relates to the grave problems of our planetary habitat forced me to begin to face the big questions.
For me the big questions are:
How shall I live? What is the truth of my relationship to you and our community? What should I do? In short, what is this short life of mine really for?
This humane society video of the treatment of beef cattle at a California slaughterhouse is like that, too. It forces me to ask the big questions. How shall I live? What should I do?
More pointedly, taking this video alongside all the environmental impacts of raising beef, how should I eat?
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