I let myself eat cheese, fish and meat, either because I'm craving it, or for convenience

I’m vegan 70% of the time. I have irritable bowel syndrome, so cutting out dairy eases my stomach pains. But for the other 30%, I let myself eat cheese, fish and meat, either because I’m craving it, or for convenience. I want to be healthy, but I also want to enjoy life. If I’m having …

I can't find any sound moral justification for acknowledging the interest of one species while denying it to the other

I respect an animal’s interest in continuing to live, per se, for the exact same reasons I respect a human being’s interest in continuing to live. I can’t find any sound moral justification for acknowledging the interest of one species while denying it to the other. Can you? ~ Matthew Finateri (April 7, 2010)