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Environment

The Father of Veganism (Dr. Will Tuttle)

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Every day we walk through the grocery store mindlessly throwing things into our grocery cart.  What would it be like if we made our grocery shopping an extension of our meditation.   Now, what happens if we really start thinking about where the food in that plastic wrapping came from, what it took to get to your table, and the impact it our food has our environment ?  What would it be like if we cooked with more intention or got more involved with growing our own food? Our guest, Dr. Will Tuttle,  discusses the next level of our conscious evolution with our food choices on April 10th from 1:00-2:00PST.  Make sure to join us live on Wed’s from 1:00-2:00PST.  If you can’t’ make the live show, then make sure to subscribe (see right side), like us on Facebook, or signing up for a show on iTunes.

Show Summary

  • Segment 1: Dr. Will Tuttle, Author of Amazon’s #1 best seller, The World Peace Diet offers shocking statistics on the ways we continue to effect the environment with our food choices and how we can work ourselves out of our food trance.
  • Segment 2: In the 70’s, Dr. Will Tuttle was broke,  disillusioned by materialism and consumerism, and looking for life’s answers.  He decided to take a spiritual pilgrimage to California where folks where people were able to achieve a higher level of consciousness.   Will shares his story about his spiritual journey that led him to being a Zen monk, and his current work.
  • Segment 3: Why are Vegans so angry? Will shares how he’s been able to make peace with the meat-eating world around him by realizing that achieving peace is an inside job.  Will discusses how he has moved form a place of judging and blaming and how our societal norms about eating are at the heart of why we eat what we eat.
  • Segment 4: Will suggests that plants do have consciousness too and he explains why he’s ok with eating plants anyways.
  • Also check out: http://www.fireitupwithcj.com/2012/02/09/feb-9-the-vegan-next-door-with-sara-taylor/

About our Guest

As part of my mission to understand my culture more deeply, I studied and received an M.A. degree in Humanities at San Francisco State University, and then went on to the University of California, Berkeley, for my Ph.D. My doctoral dissertation at Berkeley focused on educating intuition and altruism in adults, and I subsequently taught a wide variety of college courses in philosophy, religion, mythology, humanities, music, literature, history, writing, and creativity. After this, I began traveling as a lecturer and concert pianist, and have now created eight CD albums of original piano music.

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