The Altruistic Flesh-Eater
(“What would become of Esquimaux?”)
doubt not: if my choice were free,
A vegetarian strict I’d be.
My heart is in your Cause; but oh!
What, then, of those poor Esquimaux?
I dread to think what might betide them,
If flesh were suddenly denied them;
In Greenland, too, so short of green!
How would they get their Vitamines?
They must have blubber, so, in grief,
(All for their sake) I must have beef.
H. S. S.
The Vegetarian Messenger and Health Review, May, 1926