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Gene Baur #745

What Matters Most

The inspiring founder of the Farm Sanctuary (find them on Twitter!), Gene Baur, returns to talk about the massive advantages of a plant based diet. We also talk about how amazing turkeys are and the tragedy of slaughtering millions of them in the name of gratitude. Gene has made an enormous impact in the world on behalf of animals and the better health of our planet. Please take a few minutes and listen to this humble warrior for animal justice.Gene Baur has been hailed as “the conscience of the food movement” by Time Magazine. For more than 25 years he has traveled extensively around the country, campaigning to raise awareness about the abuses of industrialized factory farming and our current food system.A pioneer in the field of undercover investigations, Gene has visited hundreds of farms, stockyards, and slaughterhouses documenting their deplorable conditions. His pictures and videos exposing factory farming cruelties have aired nationally and internationally, educating millions about the plight of modern farm animals.Gene has also testified in courts and before local, state, and federal legislative bodies, advocating for better conditions for farm animals. His most important achievements include winning the first-ever cruelty conviction at a U.S. stockyard and introducing the first U.S. laws to prohibit cruel farming confinement methods in Florida, Arizona, and California. His efforts have been covered by top news organizations, including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, and The Wall Street Journal. In 2008, Gene’s book, Farm Sanctuary: Changing Hearts and Minds About Animals and Food, became a national bestseller.Links and Topics Mentioned In This Episode Cowspiracy Racing Extinction An Inconvenient Truth Please Consider Writing An Honest Review of What Matters MostIf you enjoyed this — or any! — episode of the What Matters Most podcast, please leave a review of the show! Reviews help boost the show in rankings, which makes it more visible… and that means more listeners! It’s a great way to spread the word about What Matters Most!Create your review – click here!Read The Book That Inspires The ShowPaul Samuel Dolman, author, podcaster, and speaker, presents What Matters Most (the book!) a series of interview transcriptions from more than twenty inspirational Nashville and Tennessee residents, including special guest the journalist and author Bill Moyers.Nashville Mayor Megan Barry, former Governor Don Sundquist, Academy Award-winning actress Patricia Neal, Grammy Award-winning entertainer Wynonna Judd, and many more share intimate and inspirational aspects of themselves.This twentieth anniversary edition also features bonus material from thirty more notables from Tennessee, including local business owners, spiritual leaders, coaches, radio personalities, authors, and educators.Support Our Worldwide MissionWhat Matters Most is 100% listener supported by generous pledges from people just like you.Did this episode speak to you? Please consider pledging your support for as little as $5.00 per month… or pledge at higher levels and enjoy perks like a guided meditation audiobook, a library of Paul Samuel Dolman e-books… and more!Full details on how to become a patron can be found at https://www.patreon.com/whatmattersmost.Can’t contribute financially? Consider writing a positive review of the show at Apple Podcasts or wherever you listen to podcasts.Thank you! The post Gene Baur #745 appeared first on Paul Samuel Dolman.

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23 Nov 2020