But you now, you wear your soul on your sleeve, exhausting your energy, propping yourself up on a tree, mumbling, or bent over your desk, asleep. Heaven gives you a form and you wear it out by pointless argument.
Chuang Tzu (c.360 BC - c. 275 BC)
Source: The Book of Chuang Tzu (Arkana S.), Pages: 45
"We were given a pristine earth to live on with all upon it and in it that we need to sustain ourselves. What we do with that gift is either a symbol of our thanks to the provider, Or what our children will be left to answer for. How short the memory of mankind?" Jacquelene Close More aka Morrigan
Neal D. Barnard, M.D., President, Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. Washington, D.C.
About 2,000 pounds of grains must be supplied to livestock in order to produce enough meat and other livestock products to support a person for a year, whereas 400 pounds of grain eaten directly will support a person for a year. Thus, a given quantity of grain eaten directly will feed 5 times as many people as it will if it is eaten indirectly by humans in the form of livestock products....