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Vegetarian singers and poets

Created by Alexander Frei on 06 Dec 2019 | Ultima oară editat de Alexander Frei în data 12 Dec 2019
2. Adele

Lifetime: 1988-...
Since: 2011
Reason: "Whenever I’m about to eat meat I always see my little dog’s eyes"

Lifetime: 1959-...
Vegetarian since: 1970
Reason:
"I see no difference between eating animals and paedophilia. They are both rape, violence, murder. If I'm introduced to anyone who eats beings, I walk away. Imagine, for example, if you were in a nightclub and someone said to you "Hello, I enjoy bloodshed, throat-slitting and the destruction of life," well, I doubt if you'd want to exchange phone numbers"

(Dougie Poynter)
Lifetime: 1987-...
Vegetarian since: 2014
Reason:
"I watched this documentary about where meat comes from and what the animals are fed, so essentially you're eating that, too. I have a very fragile mind and it has been warped by that programme. Now I'm scared to death of eating meat"

Lifetime: 1983-...
Vegetarian since: ?
Reason:
"I stopped eating beef at 13 and stopped eating all meat a few years ago. I would feel guilty that what was on my plate was walking around yesterday. Either I could live with that or stop eating meat. I choose the latter, and I'm happier for it"

Lifetime: 1958-...
Vegetarian since: 1980s
Reason:
“I’m not judging anyone else’s path, but to me I might as well be putting my cat on a dinner plate. To me, there’s no difference (between that) or my grandmother, or for that matter, a baby – baby meat is very tender, just ask the veal and the lamb. Where do you draw the line?”

from https://www.clearlyveg.org/blog/2018/10/05/joan-jett-im-close-vegan

Artist | Russia Poetry

Lifetime: 1828-1910
Vegetarian since: ?
Reason:
"If a man's aspirations towards a righteous life are serious.. .if he earnestly and sincerely seeks a righteous life, his first act of abstinence is from animal food, because, not to mention the excitement of the passions produced by such food, it is plainly immoral, as it requires an act contrary to moral feeling, i. e., killing - and is called forth only by greed."

"It is horrible! It is not the suffering and the death of the animals that is horrible, but the fact that the man without any need for so doing crushes his lofty feeling of sympathy and mercy for living creatures and does violence to himself that he may be cruel. The first element of moral life is abstinence."

Artist | Poetry

Lifetime: 1832-1904
Vegetarian since: ?
Reason:
read his poem "The Sacrifice"

By the way he founded his own Vegetarian Club in Bayswater with Dr. Josiah Oldfield as president, Sir Edwin Arnold the poet as vice-president, and himself as secretary.

Comentarii
florxquinflorxquin    Marţi, 10/12/2019 - 18:01

Paul McCartney
He has been a vegetarian since 1975, and has long been among the most prominent celebrities to demonstrate massive commitment to animal protection.
https://lyricstranslate.com/en/paul-mccartney-lyrics.html

Moby
He has been vegan since 1987.
https://lyricstranslate.com/en/moby-lyrics.html

Bryan Adams
He has been vegan for over 20 years.
https://lyricstranslate.com/en/bryan-adams-lyrics.html

Joan Jett
She has been vegetarian since the 80s
https://lyricstranslate.com/en/joan-jett-lyrics.html

Travis Barker
He has been vegan since the age of 12
https://lyricstranslate.com/en/travis-barker-lyrics.html

Billie Eilish
She grew up vegetarian (she has never eaten meat) and she became vegan in 2014.
https://lyricstranslate.com/en/billie-elish-lyrics.html