Cem Özdemir zum Veggie Day.

“Man muss nicht jeden Tag zwei Burger essen” Katrin Göring-Eckardt.

“Ein Veggie Day ist ein wunderbarer Tag zum Ausprobieren, wie wir uns mal ohne Fleisch und Wurst ernähren.” Renate Künast

John Stuart Mill zum gleichen Thema:

The only freedom which deserves the name, is that of pursuing our own good in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs, or impede their efforts to obtain it. Each is the proper guardian of his own health, whether bodily, or mental or spiritual. Mankind are greater gainers by suffering each other to live as seems good to themselves, than by compelling each to live as seems good to the rest.

Und weil es so schön ist, Mills Kommentar zu den Grünen

In the modern world, the greater size of political communities, and above all, the separation between the spiritual and temporal authority (which placed the direction of men’s consciences in other hands than those which controlled their worldly affairs), prevented so great an interference by law in the details of private life; but the engines of moral repression have been wielded more strenuously against divergence from the reigning opinion in self-regarding, than even in social matters; religion, the most powerful of the elements which have entered into the formation of moral feeling, having almost always been governed either by the ambition of a hierarchy, seeking control over every department of human conduct, or by the spirit of Puritanism. And some of those modern reformers who have placed themselves in strongest opposition to the religions of the past, have been noway behind either churches or sects in their assertion of the right of spiritual domination.

(Beide Zitate sind aus On Liberty, erstes Kapitel)