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Animals  (tags: abuse, animaladvocates, animalrights, animalcruelty, bullfighting, slaughter )

- 70 days ago -
Yesterday, I joined my first ever anti-bullfighting protest in the South of France (Rodhilan, near Nimes and Montpellier) and I had my first taste of what it is to get "lacrymogene" gas (aka tear gas) in the face (several times). I haven't met such a grou
Being a Vegan and An Animal Rights Activist in France: Difficult But Exciting
Science & Tech  (tags: activists, americans, culture, ethics, GoodNews, interesting, humans, society, usa, AnimalWelfare, animalrights, cruelty, protection, suffering, vivisection, animals, health, medicine, research )

- 89 days ago -
I promised my friend Carol Glasser that I would start my first blog from France with this line and I stand by it: "If you think being vegan in Los Angeles (or any other big American city) is difficult, you don't know what you're talking about!"
The View From Within: Becoming a Witness
Animals  (tags: abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, cruelty, death, environment, ethics, investigation, killed, sadness, slaughter, suffering, society )

- 198 days ago -
It is not an easy thing to look the truth in the eye even when already informed. That is what my last weekend of activism was about. I looked into the eyes of individual cows at a feedlot and saw fear and curiosity. I looked into the eye of a dead and aba
Animals  (tags: AnimalWelfare, ethics, animated movie, review, birds, turkeys, killing, society )

- 205 days ago -
If you don't want to know the story, this has spoilers. You have been warned. I recently rented the DVD of the animated movie Free Birds which depicts the adventures of a turkey who is first rejected from his flock and then become a hero for all turkeys.
Why Being a Judgmental Vegan Doesn't Win Hearts
Animals  (tags: education, animaladvocates, ethics, judgement, suffering, culture )

- 211 days ago -
One of the most disturbing or annoying trend I see in the Vegan community is people who judge non-Vegans for not being Vegans (or Vegan enough) or falling off the wagon. I have struggled with this issue then came around that situation just tonight while s
Illusion of Greatness
Animals  (tags: humans, activists, education, religion, ethics, Veganism, Dr. Martin Luther King, humbleness )

- 211 days ago -
I am often struck by the degree of arrogance I see in people around me. Of course, I am not immune to these moments of ego trips about myself but I recognize that this should not rule my life. Arrogance is a form of selfishness, it boasts itself as the an
Being Vegan in the Workplace
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ethics, diet, veganism, workplace, corporate, business, food, humans )

- 234 days ago -
I have encountered a lot of vegans whose biggest difficulty with their new lifestyle is to make it compatible with their work place as, generally speaking, most of them don't work in Vegan businesses. Oh, I wish we all could do it! But how do we make the
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