“…John Robbins is no stranger to starting over.
The author of bestselling Diet for a New America and one-time heir to the Baskin-Robbins fortune walked away from his family money at age 21.
He chose to live simply with his wife on an island off the coast of British Columbia.
Together, they spent only $500 a year…”
(ed:..i hae always been impressed by the fact that robbins..as a committed vegan…walked away from/turned down his massive inheritance on the grounds the money was tainted by the animal bye-products used to build that fortune..
..i like to think of myself as a ‘committed-vegan’..but i don’t know i (or many others) would have the strength of conviction demonstrated by robbins..
..faced with that choice…)
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