“Don’t Sweat It”. A Guide to Compassionate Fashion Shopping

“Let’s back off this endless, constant purchasing and invest in clothes we love” – The True Cost director, Andrew Morgan … More “Don’t Sweat It”. A Guide to Compassionate Fashion Shopping

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The Animal Other-The Dangers of a Single Narrative

  “Othering in general is a process by which we, through the creation of a contrast to ourselves, strengthen our definitions of what we are, the othering of non-human animals helps us define the basic concept of what it means to be human”- Non Human Otherness Sune Borkfelt   The vast majority of modern civilization possesses … More The Animal Other-The Dangers of a Single Narrative

Some Thoughts on Veganism as I see it – A Flavor of What is to Come

                    I have frequently encountered individuals who characterise me as being overly conscientious, believing that I simply “think too much” or am too invested, too occupied by the suffering of my fellow non-human beings; that my taking a stand against what I perceive as unjust is … More Some Thoughts on Veganism as I see it – A Flavor of What is to Come

“Milk the Deceiver”- My Thoughts of Vegetarianism

At the tender age of 11, I decided to turn vegetarian as I came to believe that killing animals for the sake of palate pleasure and basic convenience in the face of a death-free alternative was morally wrong. Like many, I was at first naïve to believe that this action would fulfill my moral obligations … More “Milk the Deceiver”- My Thoughts of Vegetarianism

Gary Francione And the Abolitionist Approach to Veganism

Gary L Francione is the founder of the abolitionist approach to animal rights, a social movement whose primary aim is the abolition of the property status of nonhuman animals. He contends that all forms of animal exploitation are morally unjustifiable, and constitute a deep-seated discrimination towards other species which has become ingrained in the very … More Gary Francione And the Abolitionist Approach to Veganism