Perhaps you have made your feelings known in polite but firm protest actions, yet the other party is not responding. Mohandas GandhiJames Beveland other nonviolent proponents advocated vegetarianism as part of their nonviolent philosophy.
He also said that he had adopted Gandhis non-violent method in the campaigns to win civil rights for African-Americans in the US.
Ahimsa expresses as ancient Hindu, Jain and Buddhist ethical precept. Still, it requires strategic thinking and nonviolent care to do it right.
There is hope that a violent man may someday be nonviolent, but there is no room for a coward to develop fearlessness.
The more adverse the circumstances around him, the intenser grows his longing for deliverance from the bondage of flesh which is a vehicle of himsa…3Gandhi objects to violence because it perpetuates hatred.
Sushruta Samhitaa Hindu text written in the 3rd or 4th century, in Chapter XLVI suggests proper diet as a means of treating certain illnesses, and recommends various fishes and meats for different ailments and for pregnant women,   and the Charaka Samhita describes meat as superior to all other kinds of food for convalescents.
On a practical level, the willingness to listen to another's point of view is largely dependent on reciprocity.