kbog comments on Excerpt from 'Doing Good Better': How Vegetarianism Decreases Animal Product Supply - Effective Altruism Forum

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Comment author: kbog  (EA Profile) 16 April 2018 05:29:31PM 2 points [-]

I haven't seen many debates about this within EA. New people are sometimes confused about the issue, but aside from that, pretty much everyone seems to recognize the expected economic impact of vegetarianism.

Comment author: Jacy_Reese 18 April 2018 01:30:30PM 5 points [-]

I get it pretty frequently from newcomers (maybe in the top 20 questions for animal-focused EA?), but everyone seems convinced by a brief explanation of how there's still a small chance of big purchasing changes even if every small consumption change doesn't always lead to a purchasing change.