Archive | May 2013
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Humans are so arrogant. We are willing to extend empathy and compassion to those non-human animals who are most like us in terms of “intelligence” (e.g. dolphins, gorillas, chimpanzees, elephants) but we show contempt toward non-human animals who are not so much like us (e.g. frogs, squirrels, sheep). This is just so wrong. And what, […]
I am tired of hearing non-vegans complain that vegans “shove their vegan beliefs” down non-vegans’ throats. Non-vegans always fall back on “It’s my personal choice to eat meat. I respect your choice not to eat animals, so you should respect my choice to eat them.” No, it ISN’T a “personal” goddamn choice. Your decision to […]
Here is a summarized version of the “discussion” I had with Jory, which I previously blogged about. I had posted a picture on my Facebook page of a diseased piglet in a factory farm, to which Jory replied “mmmm…diseased face”. I took out some of the personal things that were not relevant to the discussion […]
I blogged not too long ago about the concept of vegan purity and how some people seem to think that veganism is ridiculous because while vegans are against killing animals, many animals are harmed in growing plants for us to eat. My point was that in just being here, we are going to cause some harm to animals, […]
I’d like to share an ongoing conversation I’ve been having with the editor of my local paper in regard to writing about animal rights for the paper. He’s a great, understanding guy and a good editor, so I have nothing against him at all. I just cannot do what he’s asking by positioning the views […]