Tag Archives: veganism

Why Vegan Education Has Never Been More Important


So, once again, I am writing about a new traumatic event. I once before talked about the events with Charlie Hebdo from January 7 in a previous blog and that was tough enough. First I must say that I was … Continue reading

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The welfarist vs. abolitionist debate is a waste of time


“One of the statements that depresses me most is when vegans who were long-time vegetarians say, “I just didn’t know.” As animal liberationists, it is our duty to make sure people know. It is our duty to speak the truth, … Continue reading

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Committing Genocide to Celebrate Another Genocide


I don’t think I’ve ever know a more ridiculous holiday than Thanksgiving in my life either in my country of origin or in the US and Canada (or any countries that I know off). The American (and Canadian) people sit … Continue reading

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VOTE VEGAN!


There is a huge debate within the Vegan community as to whether it is a good thing to support non-vegan businesses that offer vegan options or not. There are, I believe, two possible situations with this issue, which may appear … Continue reading

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The View from Within: Becoming a Witness


It is not an easy thing to look the truth in the eye even when already informed. That is what my last weekend of activism was about. I looked into the eyes of individual cows at a feedlot and saw … Continue reading

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THE VARIOUS STAGES OF TRUE VEGANISM: From Anger to Making Peace


Before I go through these stages, I want to make sure that the definition of Veganism is clear as based on the creator of the word, Donald Watson:   “We can see quite plainly that our present civilization is built … Continue reading

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HOW WE EXCUSE OUR HABITS


My Flixster account gave me some free movies, among them The Perfect Storm with George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg, Diane Lane and other good actors. It is not the kind of movie I had planned on watching but because it was free, … Continue reading

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“FAKE” VIOLENCE IS NOT THE VEGAN WAY


“Riane Eisler (author of The Chalice and the Blade), who describes early matriarchal societies, and Walter Wink, who coined the phrase “The Myth of Redemptive Violence”, suggest that human violence, especially as organized in groups, is a phenomenon of the … Continue reading

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END OF THE LINE: Failure to recognize the real problem


The 2009 documentary End of the line, based on the book by British journalist Charles Clover, documents the state of “fisheries” in the world and how we are driving entire species to extinctions. It also shows what is happening behind … Continue reading

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The World Peace Diet by Dr. Will Tuttle


This is a copy of my Amazon.com review of this very important book:   5.0 out of 5 stars The most important book you may read in your life. September 19, 2011   As a Vegan of a few years, … Continue reading

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