Posts Tagged ‘vegan’

Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh in USA 2009

November 11, 2008

image - Thich Nhat Hanh - from www.bluecliffmonastery.orgThich Nhat Hanh in the US:

August, September, October…

details here.

And bonus item:

Letter to CEO of KFC

See also earlier post:

Letter from Thich Nhat Hanh

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Letter from Thich Nhat Hanh

December 4, 2007

image - Plum Village logo - from www.plumvillage.org[Layne sent us the following excerpts from a Letter from Thầy]

UNESCO reported that each day about 40,000 children die because of hunger or lack of nutrition. Meanwhile, corn and wheat are largely grown to feed livestock (cows, pigs, chickens, etc.) or to produce alcohol. Over 80 percent of corn and over 95 percent of oats produced in the United States are for feeding livestock. The world’s cattle alone consume a quantity of food equivalent to the caloric needs of 8.7 billion people, more than the entire human population on earth. Read the rest of this entry »