Today's humanity development history clearly shows that the precedents of vegetarianism were rather common events at the early stages of human development. Almost all tribes were more gatherers than hunters. The life conditions made tend people to plant eating.
But certainly original page of vegetarianism birth was opened in
Let us look at western vegetarianism from the point of view of American society.
The beginning of vegetarianism power and rise in the
But fortunately the era of blind thoughtless consumers is over. "Diet for a small planet", by Frances Moore Lappe's published in 1971, opened door to thousands of representatives of new healthier and happier generation. But it was just a successful start of endless struggle between meat eaters and crazy plant ones. The most difficult task was to crack the idea that vegetarianism is harmful for our health and that it is not possible to survive following the vegetarian diet. The book was real crucial event in life and history of the
1971 year is considered to be rather fruitful one that brought also the emergence of first vegetarian society in the
All these streams and innovations influenced vegetarianism in Europe as well that found a realization firstly in numerous works by Austrian professor Peter Singer. In his work the scientist presented number of ethical reasons for plant eating instead of meat nutrition. The new movement was supported by different animal rights groups.
That was the beginning of new history page that became a beneficial result for millions of people that followed the way of healthier life.