It was the time of day when the bus shouldn’t have been full of school students. Yet, there they were. Most still in school uniform, two boys in tutus, girls with fighter face-paint across their cheek bones, and other students clutching ‘climate’ signs. We were all heading to the same place – Cathedral Square. Not … Continue reading At the Climate Strike
The climate is breaking down. It’s not just changing, it’s breaking down. The wheels are falling off big time, and there are no replacements to be found anywhere. When I recently heard George Monbiot refer to it as “climate breakdown” in a talk he gave even before Greta began sitting outside the Swedish parliament each … Continue reading Veganism is the Hero/ine we Need to Fight Climate Breakdown
Yep, it really was my first time. Trufax. I’ve been in this world for a while now, and vegan for around fifteen of them, but I’d never done a Cube of Truth. Done a few other protests, but I was a Cube virgin before today. I admit that I had been a bit hesitant in … Continue reading Virgin at the Cube
We got sucked in again! A Vegan woman in Perth got the media 'vegan-treatment' and the crowd went nuts - of course. Outraged Aussies rallied to the cause against her antics, and Vegans bickered amongst themselves. Even the New York Post saw fit to report on it - twice! Slurs and tantrums against the woman … Continue reading Media Riles Up the Vegan-Haters – Again!
I’ve been giving more thought lately about how wilfully NOT doing something can be an act of power. Generally, we live in a world where ‘doing’ is considered strong, and ‘not doing’ is looked upon as weak. When I say to people that I don’t eat animals or their by-products, I feel that I’m looked … Continue reading The Power of NOT Eating Animals
Why do Vegans eat fake meat? First of all, it’s not fake. The word ‘meat’ has been appropriated by the animal-meat industry, and has become associated with animal flesh by the means of promotional saturation. But that’s only one use of the word ‘meat’, and appropriated customary usage does not automatically bestow entitlement. As mentioned … Continue reading Why do Vegans eat Fake Meat?
Somewhere along the way, maybe around 7,500 to 10,000 years ago, humans decided that they quite liked the taste of breast milk from certain other animals. Who knows why a person all-growed-up wanted to try breast milk from another animal in the first place? Maybe it was a desperate attempt to stave off hunger or … Continue reading Cows’ Milk is just a Drink Alternative