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Resourceism: The Parent Ideology of Veganism

" Resourceism and veganism share a common belief in justice, equality, and sustainability. By rejecting speciesism and carnism, we can create a world that is more compassionate and just for all beings." Michael Corthell The principles and beliefs of veganism have been gaining popularity worldwide in recent years. With more people becoming aware of the environmental, ethical, and health impacts of animal agriculture, there has been a growing trend towards plant-based diets and cruelty-free lifestyles. However, the roots of veganism can be traced back to a larger ideology - resourceism. Resourceism is a philosophy that advocates for the equitable distribution of resources to ensure the well-being of all inhabitants of the earth. It is the foundational belief that underpins a resource-based socio-economic system. Veganism, on the other hand, is a lifestyle that seeks to exclude the exploitation of animals for food, clothing, or any other purpose. While the two ideologies

Veganism and Resourceism: How Plant-Based Diets Support Sustainable Resource Use

"Plant-based diets require less land, water, and energy than animal-based diets, making them more efficient in terms of resource utilization." - Michael Corthell Resourceism is a socio-economic system that advocates for the equitable and sustainable use of resources. It believes that natural resources are the common inheritance of all humanity and should be managed for the benefit of all. Veganism , on the other hand, is a lifestyle that excludes the use of animal products for ethical, environmental, and health reasons. Although these two concepts might seem unrelated, they are actually closely linked. In this article, we explore how veganism supports Resourceism's mission of sustainable resource use. Reducing Environmental Impact Animal agriculture is a resource-intensive industry that contributes significantly to environmental degradation. It is responsible for deforestation, water pollution, and greenhouse gas emissions, among other issues. By adopting a vegan lifest