I first heard of the documentary "Cowspiracy" by someone touting it on a discussion page as the "real truth" about the cattle industry. Though this was some time ago and well before I was able to see the film, out of skepticism from hearing such proclamations, I began to immerse myself in what this documentary was all about and why it was supposed to be one of the "best" films on animal agriculture out there.
It didn't take me long to figure out that it was a big pile of rhetorical vegangical bull-patooties. Just visiting the Cowspiracy Facebook page was enough to prove that it was anything but a reliable resource with amount of inaccurate facts, misinformation, misperceptions, and vegan rhetoric found on there. Try correcting just one of the facts on there, like I did. I guarantee you the vegan trolls will come out from under their bridges to jump on you and tell you how stupid and how much of a liar you are. I've gotten told that I might get a "different impression" if I watch the film. Oh I watched the film all right, and did I get a different impression? Laughably, not at all. Besides, how could I get a "different impression" with watching the film when both the Cowspiracy Facebook page and website were deliberately and blatantly misleading already as it was?
The review below, taken directly from my own answer on the site Quora in answering the question "How accurate is the movie Cowspiracy?" could still have more information added to it considering how fast and often the narrator and his panel of "experts" were spitting out fact and stat after fact and stat to the audience it would make anyone's head spin. With all the quick-facts and headliners put into the movie, I had to keep my review as relatively concise (though still detailed) as possible without getting too deep into details on the various topics mentioned (and some not) in the film.
The Inaccuracies of Cowspiracy
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