I want to write a quick post to tell you about an amazing opportunity that we can have for our movement if we do this thing together.
If you know who Sam Harris is and if you heard of the Waking Up podcast before, then you know that the podcast has millions of listeners and that, in Sam’s words, one episode reaches more people in one day than one of his books in a decade. That’s insane!
The great thing about his podcast is that he is very open to having conversations with people of all backgrounds and of different beliefs as long as he knows people will find it interesting. Plus, he actually listens to his audience who they want to hear on the show. And the best part is that he has said multiple times that eating meat is morally wrong.
So what am I trying to achieve with this post?
I want you to go on his website, this page here, and suggest a vegan podcast guest.
Now, I think that if we all suggest Dr Michael Greger we can actually get Sam to invite him on the podcast. Dr Greger has been suggested many, many times before on social media but since Sam is not very active on Twitter, he can’t really see when anyone mentions it.
But the point is not in changing Sam’s mind, not at all, the point of this is that we can actually start a conversation about veganism and eating plant-based on a podcast that is respected and hosted by someone who is friends with the likes of Elon Musk and Richard Dawkins!
Here is why we should do it:
- Sam is active in bringing different guests on his podcast that are interesting.
- He is not afraid of talking about something that is not in his area of knowledge.
- He has a HUGE audience.
- A lot of these listeners are vegan themselves.
- Sam has been a vegetarian for a few years but then quit because he wasn’t eating properly.
- He already acknowledged that what is happening in factory farms is awful and immoral.
If you are with me on this and you are a fan of the podcast AND you know that this could bring veganism as the topic of conversation among people who normally don’t think about animals, then go to this page here and suggest Dr Michael Greger as a podcast guest.
Of course, you can pick any other vegan doctor or vegan activist, but I think that with Dr Greger’s incredible book How Not to Die and his website Nutrition Facts, he is someone that people will trust and we need people who know science to talk about nutrition!
Again, here is the page and it will take you less than two minutes but it can potentially lead to millions of people listening to the podcast if we achieve this goal!
Let’s do this!