Hi Steven, thanks for the feedback. I'm wondering what about my figures are off?
75 billion is more that 7.3 billion, meaning plant agriculture is less violent - at least in terms of direct animal deaths - than meat ag.
Additionally, the majority of deaths in the smaller figure occur in the interest of raising animals for human consumption. Meaning, if meat ag didn't exist most of those monoculture deaths would be eliminated, too.
The central claim of the essay is that vegans don't kill more animals than meat eaters. What is off about that?