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If I ruled the world: Peter Singer

Reduce suffering and save the world—I'm making you all go veggie

By Peter Singer   February 2013

© Derek Goodwin

Here is my first decree, as Ruler of the World: we’re all going vegetarian, folks! Well, if you’re one of the small proportion of the world’s population who can’t get enough to eat without meat—perhaps you live in an area where not much grows except grass, on which you graze animals—you can still have some. And if the scientists work out how to grow meat in the lab, maybe that will be acceptable too. Otherwise, a plant-based diet is the direction for the whole planet. Why?…

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