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byanyothername comments on Animal Equality showed that advocating for diet change works. But is it cost-effective? - Effective Altruism Forum

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Comment author: [deleted] 11 June 2018 04:47:38PM *  1 point [-]

evidence in this study points to an estimate of $310 per pig year saved

Christ, I'd give up pork for 4 years for that price. Any takers? 10% discount if it's in the next 24 hours; I'm pretty cash-strapped at the moment.

Comment author: Jeff_Kaufman 02 July 2018 05:31:23PM 1 point [-]

Would you increase your consumption of other animals, such that your meat consumption stayed relatively stable?

Comment author: [deleted] 04 July 2018 04:38:19PM 0 points [-]

I was joking.

The point was meant to be that at that price, it seems cheaper to create selfish incentives to become vegetarian/vegan/everything-but-factory-farmed-products-ian. If that's the best deal we currently have via nudging people to be more moral, maybe philanthropists should be thinking more about funding market solutions such as subsidies for vegan products.