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Where No Vegan Has Gone Before

Vegetarianism and Veganism in Star Trek

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NCC-1701Plates: the final frontier.
These are the voyages of the Red Hot Vegans.
Their continuing mission: to explore strange new foods, to respect all life, and eat vegetation, to boldly go where no vegan has gone before…

In case you can’t tell by now, I’m a huge fan of Gene Roddenberry’s Star Trek, and the franchise of spin-off TV series and movies inspired by it. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been inspired by the Utopian future portrayed in Star Trek, and have always held out the hope that some day the people of Earth might learn to put aside their differences and work together to make life better for everybody.

When I started going down the path that eventually led me to choose a vegan lifestyle, my hopes for the future of humanity grew to include the hope that we might some day move away from our dependence on animals for food. Luckily, the Star Trek future looks bright for vegans — let’s take a look what we might be eating in the next few hundred years:

Boldly go and continue reading…