Could Worldwide Veganism Work?
Is it possible to have a world filled with vegans?
Does anyone else out there feel that it's a fools errand--and even a bit smug and 'aren't we more politically correct than you' to claim we support decent treatment for all living things, yet promote world wide absolute veganism as the only way?
I have been considering this a long time, and have come to the conclusion that the world--especially the Third World--cannot realistically become completely vegan without whole population malnutrition.
We, in the industrial world have access to (plastic wrapped and far from local) necessities like nutritional yeast and algae supplements--supplements in general, the Third World does not have.
Global Warming progression would cease to exist if the whole world went nearly vegan, without the human cost of malnutrition in the many places where local products/plants are minimal.
It is, I think a realistic goal--and even something likely to occur due to planet collapse anyway.
Pure veganism, I feel, will never go over ideologically in so many places, anyway--so what about promoting 'near veganism', a realistic, humane goal that people might even listen to. Because, if we only ever change the industrial world, that leaves most the world's people out.
Anyone else thought about veganism beyond our backyard this way? Curious...