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Frances Moore Lappé
“The act of putting into your mouth what the earth has grown is perhaps your most direct interaction with the earth.”
“... our heavily meat-centered culture is at the very heart of our waste of the earth's productivity ...”
“... in a world where only a minor portion of the land is really well suited to agriculture, man is using much of the best land with dubious efficiency.”
“... much agricultural land which might be growing food is being used instead to 'grow' money (in the form of coffee, tea, etc.).”
“This is the first generation to know that the choices we're making have ultimate consequences. It's a time when you either choose life or you choose death ... Going along with the current order means that you're choosing death.”
Frances Moore Lappé, U.S. nutritionist, ecologist, writer, activist