I’ve had both the Impossible Burger and the Beyond Burger, and I love them both. They’ve certainly made it easier for me to stick with a vegetarian diet. But while I do think that a meatless future is inevitable for a variety of reasons, I also think we are a very, very, very long ways away from that reality. Meat consumption will likely start to drop by a significant degree over the next few decades, but there are cultural factors in play that overshadow all the environmental and economic stuff, and I just don’t think it’s going to be very easy to convince billions of people to abandon traditional sources of meat.

Outer space enthusiast. Japanese history junkie. I write about politics, culture, and mental illness. Disagreement is a precursor to progress.

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