Veganism Isn’t Natural

It’s time to settle the debate that pits bad science against worse philosophy

A gorilla sits with its legs drawn up to its chest and its arms resting on its knees.

As a vegan who likes to preach veganism — but perhaps that’s redundant —meat-eaters often tell me that “we evolved to be omnivores.” To their surprise, I agree with them. Though I am a vegan, my academic training is in human evolutionary biology, and I cannot let my philosophy hijack the science…