Why Vegan Matters

In their hearts, everyone’s already vegan, because no one want to support animal abuse! The meat and dairy industries are horrifically cruel. You eat three times a day. Eating vegan meals is one of the easiest ways to create positive change in the world. Compared to 2007, because of less demand, 400 million-less animals were…

Powerful TED Talk About Carnism and Veganism

I just watched this beautiful, inspiring video today. And then I sat my husband down and we watched it again. Then we had a lengthy discussion about it, and how grateful we are to both be Veg, (he’s mostly plant-based but not 100% yet). This TED talk is a MUST SEE!!!!! Whatever your diet, do…

My Vegan Story

I thought vegans were snobs, even though I’d never met one. I was 18, living in the midwest, where I grew up on meat and potatoes. I heard about vegetarianism for awhile. I decided to try it just for kicks. Within a week, a piece of meat made it’s way into my mouth. Only this time…

Lama Zopa Rinpoche

“Probably, in previous lives, many millions of these turkeys were humans who killed turkeys for Thanksgiving. This means that unless they change their mind, the people who killed this year’s turkeys will be reborn as turkeys in future and killed under similar circumstances. Perhaps as soon as next Thanksgiving, some of them will be eaten….

World Map of Vegetarians

I thought this was interesting/depressing. With all the access to information we have, how are so many people either still ignorant or apathetic to animal rights? Not to mention health issues! One bright spot, literally, is India! And Brazil, UK, Italy, and Germany — keep the upward trend going 🙂 America, step it up already!…

Leonardo Da Vinci

“I have from an early age abjured the use of meat, and the time will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of animals as they now look upon the murder of men.” ~The Extended Circle: A Commonplace book of Animal Rights (1985, fiction), by Jon Wynne-Tyson “In Leonardo da Vinci…

Carl Sagan and Dr. Ann Druyan

“Humans — who enslave, castrate, experiment on, and fillet other animals — have had an understandable penchant for pretending animals do not feel pain. A sharp distinction between humans and ‘animals’ is essential if we are to bend them to our will, make them work for us, wear them, eat them — without any disquieting…