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We’re wandering sheep with wandering morals. To wolves teeth we soon might fall.

There’s an article on the blog The Scicurious Brainthat I find really interesting. The piece is entitled Wholesome Food And Wholesome Morals: Does Seeing Organic Make You Act Like A Jerk?

The piece is about a study that has found that people are actually morally meaner and less altruistic after viewing pictures of organic food, whether or not they think that food is desirable. (From here, the jokes just write themselves.) Now, you can extrapolate all kinds of things about self-righteousness and morality from that, as the original researchers did. You can take it a bit farther forward and to the left, like the author of the linked blog and maintain that it may have to do with atoning for the guilt of junk food. OR, you can do like I’m about to do and wonder if it’s just a case of relative grace like so many other things…

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It is I! Captain Vegetable! With my carrots, and my celeryyyyyy…

I woke up with this in my head this morning…

It’s strange, but  I’m starting to think Sesame Street might be responsible for my occasional attempts at veganism.

Anybody remember this one?

Cookie Monster’s dookie rope gives me life.

If they’d just kept churning out classics like these…

…all this Veggie Monster hoopla would have been totally unnecessary. If it ever really happened…not that that’s news anymore.

Peace y’all!