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Re: [vegan-440] Daily Camera Letter to Editor

From: Jessica
Sent on: Tuesday, November 15, 2011 10:17 AM
This was a great letter, Linda -- I was so pleased to see it when I opened 
my paper today (it is in the hard copy too) -- thank you!!

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Linda Spiegler" <[address removed]>
To: <[address removed]>
Sent: Tuesday, November 15,[masked]:06 AM
Subject: [vegan-440] Daily Camera Letter to Editor

> Dear Friends,
> I just want to mention that I wrote a letter to the editor about not 
> eating meat this holiday season (it appeared in letters to the editor 
> today, November 15, at least on line).  Since letters to the editor often 
> bring out the wildest responses (one guy hysterically associated my view 
> with human abortion (huh?), another person tried to compare what humans do 
> to animals to animal behavior in the wild, ad nauseum).  Anyway, I would 
> encourage others to write similar letters to mine, as even though people 
> are fond of killing the messenger when they are challenged by unpleasant 
> facts, the more messengers, the better.
> As an aside, I am not 100% vegan, but am working on it.  I am therefore 
> not trying to be uncompassionate, even to carnivores, as we all have our 
> work cut out for us.  I just felt Temple Grandin's induction into the hall 
> of fame warranted some comment.
> Best wishes,
> Linda
> Linda Spiegler
> P.O. Box 4211
> Boulder, CO 80306
> http://www.lcsart...­
> "Compassion is the foundation of everything positive, everything good. If 
> you carry the power of compassion to the marketplace [buy cruelty-free 
> products] and the dinner table [eat a plant-based diet], you can make your 
> life really count." Rue McClanahan
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