Tag Archive | animal cruelty

More on Yourofsky and violence

I think I may have posted this link in the comments in my previous Gary Y post, but it deserves to be showcased here.  It is eloquent and beautiful and thought-provoking and needs to be shared widely. http://www.energygrid.com/animals/2015/05ap-yourofskyrape.html The most poignant words for me were “pacifism is activism without the ego”.  Beautiful.  And watch the […]

7 Animals Ricky Gervais Doesn’t Care If You Kill

Someone on Facebook shared this little gem about Ricky Gervais’ hypocrisy: http://metro.co.uk/2015/07/25/7-animals-ricky-gervais-doesnt-care-if-you-kill-5312344/?fb_ref=Default Toads, turkeys, pigs, cows, camels, chickens, and snakes, to summarize. Apparently, cruelty to animals is totally okay if it’s in a TV show. Thanks, Ricky, for showing us TRUE animal activism! Fuck this guy. Seriously. Just…fuck this guy.

Vegan “Purity”

One of the most common arguments against veganism that I have heard is that our very existence necessitates the death of some animals. And somehow this translates into, if we can’t avoid killing some of them, then we should not avoid killing any of them. The usual example given is that when plowing a field […]

The Red Pill or the Blue Pill…?

I just did a blog entry about memes, and it reminded me of another meme I came across on Facebook.  It was a close-up picture of Morpheus, from the movie The Matrix, and the caption read “What if I told you….it is possible to be an animal activist without posting graphic pictures of animals suffering” […]