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Who was Cassandra?


  • In the Iliad, she is described as the loveliest of the daughters of Priam (King of Troy), and gifted with prophecy. The god Apollo loved her, but she spurned him. As a punishment, he decreed that no one would ever believe her. So when she told her fellow Trojans that the Greeks were hiding inside the wooden horse...well, you know what happened.

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April 30, 2009

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plus, the amount of land required to raise a cow is far, far greater than that required to grow grain for bread, or, in my case, cupcakes
Give me a chocolate cupcake over s bloody steak anyday!

in this vein, I've heard doing one "meatless" day a week can do a lot in doing our part! I'm a fan of chick pea pastas on our meatless days!

There's this side of it, too, though: carefully-managed grass-fed livestock operations can actually sequester carbon, improve the soil, and create habitat. It all depends on how (and where) you do it.

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