Earlier this week, Professor Francione, outlined an intriguing premise on his website: Our Virtual Billboard: â€œTHE WORLD IS VEGAN! If you want it.â€ Which reads, in part;
“In 1969, at the height of the Vietnam War, John Lennon and Yoko Ono had a billboard placed in Times Square. It read:Â â€œWAR IS OVER!Â If you want it.Â Happy Christmas from John and Yoko.â€Â I propose the following:Â That we flood the world with a message; that we create a virtual billboard:Â THE WORLD IS VEGAN! If you want it…”
War would be over, if we wanted it. And the world would be vegan, if we wanted it. We hold the power to change. So the question is, quite simply, will we change?
If you take the absolute failure of the recent “talks” in Copenhagen — which wrapped up yesterday, with an utterly shameful “agreement” to basically do nothing about the impending climate catastrophe — into consideration, especially, I think, (read: I hope) we’re about to see a “wave” of change that is long overdue. Face it, we have to change our ways, in order to continue to live. I can’t think of aÂ better place to start than here.
Veganism can save the world. So we can save ourselves. That is, of course, if we want to…