I think I would love to have dinner with Gandhi; Jesus Christ; Mother Theresa; Ingrid Newkirk, the president of PETA; and Madonna.
Cholesterol does not exist in vegetables. Vegetables do not clog arteries.
What does homophobia look like when it's stripped bare of fancy costumes like family values and tradition? It looks like that group of strange, angry people who protest at the funerals of U.S. soldiers who've died fighting for our country.
There's no excuse in a technological age where we've got drones - you know, overhead, and we can monitor anything, all sorts of minutia - that we can't track living flesh-and-blood children.
If you say no to cruel factory farm practices, only then will the government say yes to change.
Every day, it seems, a new extreme weather catastrophe happens somewhere in America, and the media's all over it, profiling the ordinary folks wiped out by forest fires, droughts, floods, massive sinkholes, tornadoes.
What does animal welfare have to do with food safety? The animals are the food! They are living in their own excrement, developing horrific sores, stressed out, and, therefore, more vulnerable to illness and disease.
How is justice served if the victim and the accused are working together to make it all go away? Somebody please explain that to me.
In 2007, Lindsay Lohan seemed to be on top of the world, a bona fide star who had her pick of acting gigs. But it wasn't long before the veneer cracked, and Lindsay's life began to shatter.
Unfortunately, addicts don't respond to reason or rationality.
The raccoons, foxes, beavers, chinchillas, minks, rabbits, and yes, sometimes even dogs and cats that are killed for fur are not very different from your beloved dog or cat. They all have eyes, ears and hearts. They all experience pain when they are physically maimed. They shake with fear when they experience terror.
I think everybody who commits a violent killing is in some way crazy. But that doesn't mean we can let them off the hook for that.
Fame is often called a deal with the devil. Reality show fame is a really bad deal with the devil.
We have allowed ourselves to be defined by our consumption instead of by our ability to move beyond it.
Agribusiness - with its wicked powerful lobby and its infiltration of top bureaucratic posts - essentially runs roughshod over the government agencies that are supposed to monitor it. It's the rich fox guarding the filthy, overcrowded henhouse.
Now, Spitzer was an anti-crime crusader cracking down on prostitution and Wall Street corruption. So some people were looking to take him down.
We have got to stop being a society that turns our heads and looks the other way.
Someone once told me that being in the closet is like living in a vertical casket. Perfect description.
The worst environmental decision you can make as a human being is to have 14 kids.
I am what I want. What I seek to consume, possess, and achieve is a mirror that reflects my lusts and cravings, values and priorities, and moral boundaries or lack thereof.
There's no guilt in eating fruits, vegetables, nuts and grains.
Unfortunately, fur is still flying off the racks. It's a billion dollar industry.
I say getting a lecturing from Oprah is probably the most terrifying lecture you could possibly get.
I would much rather devour a piece of well-seasoned squash than a slice of an animal's rotting carcass.
She gets away with it. Everybody co-signs her bad behavior. It's like we all are co-dependent on Lindsay Lohan. When are we going to stand up to her?
In elementary school, we should teach nonviolent conflict resolution and healthy communication skills, which will help children cope with issues like rejection and sexuality later in life.
If you know something is morally reprehensible, then it is your moral obligation to stop it as soon as possible.
Travis Alexander was a good guy. Was he a saint? No. But he was somebody who was really, really invested in helping other people and making this world a better place. Everything he did, even the car he drove, was a sign of him trying to be a force for good in this world.
USDA says pink slime, which is made of cow connective tissue and other scraps and then treated with ammonia to kill the salmonella, e Coli, potentially, the U.S. Government says it's totally safe.
There's no constitutional right for your parents to pay for college.
Meat production is one of the leading causes of climate change because of the destruction of the rainforest for grazing lands, the massive amounts of methane produced by farm animals and the huge amounts of water, grain and other resources required to feed animals.
Child Protective Services, all over the country, need to be revamped top to bottom.
The killer whale Tilikum has helped SeaWorld sell millions of dollars worth of tickets.
I dream of a post-racial society that is not categorized by the color of their skin.
Scientists have shown that pigs are capable of playing simple video games, learning from each other, and even learning names.
Today, it seems almost everyone knows a friend or relative who is gay.
I say, do not mess with Oprah. The one person in America you shouldn't mess with.
We have been brainwashed into craving a diet that is killing us. What we believe tastes good is generally what we have been socially conditioned to enjoy.
Taking care of our families isn't just about putting food on the table today. It's about ensuring that our children and grandchildren will have a habitable world where they can get to know various species of sea turtles.
It was gross enough for fast food restaurants to ban, but apparently our government wants so-called pink slime to be a staple in your kids' lunches.
Go ahead, weathercasters and reporters: Tell Americans precisely what we don't want to hear: namely, that our self-indulgent, carbon-heavy, gluttonous and disposable lifestyle is precisely what is churning up the angry response from the skies and seas.
Honestly is always an option, even when you don't think it is.