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  • God Squad: Non-violence, while noble, does have moral limits

    Q: I believe in the non-violent teachings of Jainism (an Indian religion that predates both Hinduism and Buddhism). We teach this song to young Jain children. It expresses the belief in "ahimsa," which means the unconditional compassion for both animals and humans, and is the primary principle of the Jain religion of India:
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: A reason to go Native

    The Gossiping Gourmet: A reason to go Native
    We approached Native Foods Café with a bit of trepidation because our previous encounters with faux meats had been regrettable. However, word-of-mouth has been very good for this casual vegan restaurant, so we headed for the Camp in Costa Mesa and...

    Smith: Remember to 'eat less and move more'

    Coca-Cola has an ad campaign that confronts what it calls the "complex challenge of obesity." In the campaign, Coke notes that of its more than 650 beverages, there are more than 180 low- or no-calorie drinks. Most of the full-calorie drinks also have...

    A vegetarian eyes Restaurant Week options

    Classic moment on "The Office": At a barbecue at the home of paper salesman Jim Halpert, icy accountant Angela Martin stands in the queue before the grill and deadpans, "I'm a vegetarian." Without missing a beat, Jim helpfully replies, "There's soda...

    Mixing vegans with Thanksgiving

    Parent advice From our panel of staff contributors: An elderly relative went to some extra lengths to provide foodstuffs for a younger vegan relative one recent holiday. The relative read the fine print on a cheese package labeled "vegetarian" and...