more Christians, straw houses

big_reds at my-dejanews.com big_reds at my-dejanews.com
Sat Nov 7 13:13:05 EST 1998


In article <3641687D.1E7688DB at forestmeister.com>,
  Joseph Zorzin <redoak at forestmeister.com> wrote:
> Larry Caldwell wrote:
> > Agriculture is the primary cause of deforestation.
>
> A problem that wouldn't be as bad if there were more vegetarians since
> growing grain for cattle takes more land than growing grain for people
> to get the same food value.
>
It is interesting that despite a supposed 10 to 1 efficiency factor in eating
grains instead of meat, you can buy steak for less per pound than cereal.  My
guess is that the ranchers are going broke and the cereal companies are rakin'
it in.
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