I was an atheist for many years before I went vegan. To me, the two philosophies have little to do with one another, and I agree that we shouldn’t try to make a forced connection or insistence that because someone identifies as this then they must also be that.

As far as Sam Harris, I have yet to read anything by him or the other prominent “New Atheists”, but have heard from many atheist feminists that these men have made a lot of sexist and Islamophobic comments. Regardless, I personally think that counting on celebrities, particularly white male celebrities, to “sell” veganism is a waste of time.

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