Vegan vs. Meat Eater

As a hunter, the question comes up all the time: how can I justify the killing of animals for food? My reply varies according to the circumstances, particularly to whether or not the person is actually willing to hear my response. Recently, I was posed this question while promoting my new book, Meat Eater: Adventures from the Life of an American Hunter, at a Greenlight Bookstore event in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. Watch the video above to see the conversation.

Being short on substance, veganism tries to sell itself through Hollywood glitz. Inside the pamphlet he asked me to read, noted intellectual Pamela Anderson explains her views on eating meat, and Robert Maguire reminisces about eating chicken and imagining the bird’s life “and all that kind of stuff.”

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