–The Moral Crusade Against Foodies is a fantastic article in the Atlantic. Worth reading in its entirety. A choice quote, “Here too, though, an at least half-serious moral logic is at work, backed up by the subculture’s distinct body of myth, which combines half-understood evolutionary theory with the biblical idea of man as born lord of the world.”
–Fifty Most Powerful Food Folk in America from the Daily Meal.
–Coconut Bliss is now majority owned by a dairy farm. A small, organic, family-run dairy farm, but definitely controversial. Twenty-two year old me would not buy it anymore, but 32 year old me understands the complications of running a business and that we don’t exist in a vegan vacuum. Read the explanation and decide for yourself.
-From the above link is this visual explanation of the corporate nature of the organic industry. Giant corporations are the real problem and it makes buying anything all the more complicated.
–This Huffington Post Guide to Egypt has been in my queue to post since before they were bought by AOL for $315,000,000. See above comment or this article about how journalism and the readers will suffer the biggest blow from this buyout. You can also look at this collection of awesome Egyptian protest signs or this photo collection of women in the protests or just watch what Daily Show has to say.
I’ll leave you with a kick-ass (he-he) Bruce Lee quote:
“There are no limits. There are only plateaus, and you must not stay there, you must go beyond them.”￼