The Correlation Between Different Lifestyles And Global Sustainability

2693 Words Nov 20th, 2014 11 Pages
Carrie Cunningham

Dr. Young


21 November 2014

The Correlation Between Different Lifestyles and Global Sustainability

Living against the mainstream of society is a challenge which can be difficult to accomplish. The choice to become an outsider can correlate to the lifestyles of vegetarians, vegans, and fruitarians, composing a pool of beings who share similar beliefs and values for which they hold to their lives. Does changing eating habits have global impacts and is it safe to make such drastic adjustments to ones diet? By covering the following topics, the question will be resolved: the fundamentals behind living a vegetarian, vegan, or fruitarian lifestyle, examples of individuals thriving on the variety of lifestyles, how diet differences relate to sustainability survivor challenges and our environmental impact, as well as my own personal experiences relating to aberrant ways of living. The ways of eating, people have become accustomed to, bears negative environmental impacts and other alternative options may be the solution to several world problems. As Albert Einstein once stated, “Nothing will benefit human health and increase the chances for survival of life on earth as much as the evolution to a vegetarian diet” (Vegetarian 1). The ways humans impact the environment are often overlooked. Sustainability Survivor challenges are a series of tasks our class was asked to participate in. The challenges ranged from not using single use containers to using…
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