Will Tuttle

About Will Tuttle

Will M. Tuttle (born 1953) is an American writer, speaker, musician, educator, and author of the Amazon #1 bestseller The World Peace Diet.

He is the co-founder, with Judy Carman, of the Circle of Compassion and the Worldwide Prayer Circle For Animals. He has lectured through Unity Church and other New Thought and progressive centers throughout North America since 1990, and was the first guest of Animal Rights Zone in 2010. He made an international debut in August 1995 at the 8th International Vegan Festival in San Diego, where he performed inspirational classical music and spoke about inner and outer peace and harmony in the context of a vegan diet. Tuttle is a former Zen monk who studied in Korea. He obtained his Bachelor's degree in Administrative Science with an emphasis of Literature and Music from Colby College, Waterville, Maine in 1975, his master's degree in humanities from San Francisco State University and his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, specializing in the philosophy of education. He is a frequent speaker at vegetarian, spiritual, and animal rights conferences and at local vegetarian societies. He and Steve Prussack organized the Veganpalooza online audio conference (11–15 June 2012) and has organized other online events and conference calls on the theme of veganism and world peace. Tuttle has been a vegan since 1980.

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Quotes By Will Tuttle

There is something about veganism that is not easy, but the difficulty is not inherent in veganism, but in our culture.

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Plant-based foods taste better because we feel better eating them and contemplating their origins. Eating slowly, we enjoy contemplating the organic orchards and gardens that supply the vegetables, fruits and grains we are eating. We are grateful for the connection we feel with the earth, clouds, gardeners, and the seasons. In contrast, eating animal foods is often done quickly, without feeling deeply into the source of the food; for who would want to contemplate the utter hells that produce our factory-farmed meat?

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By denying the intelligence in animals, ignoring their extensive abilities to feel and to live as subjects in their own ways in the natural world, we have made our culture and ourselves less intelligent.

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There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.

Elie Wiesel