A Vegan Thought Thread Vegan Life Hacks

Tips on Going Vegan

Make the connection. The whole foundation of the vegan movement is compassion towards all species. Without the ethical connection it’ll be hard for you to ever become fully vegan – it’s these ethics that extend the movement from being just a diet, to a full lifestyle. I would recommend you watch documentaries such as Earthlings …

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Should vegans buy from non-vegan companies?

I’ve heard it said by some non-vegans, that vegans shouldn’t be supporting non-vegan companies and/or that if they do they’re ‘fake vegans’ – and surprisingly I’ve even heard of some (although few) ‘vegans’ apparently saying this as well. In my opinion this sort of claim comes from a complete lack of understanding of what a …

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A Vegan Thought Thread Why go Vegan?

The Double Standards of Carnism

Many people like to defend their choice to eat animal products through reasons such as the human species being more intelligent, and whatever we choose to inflict upon animals or use them for is hence ‘justified’; they insinuate some sort of hierarchy based on mental capacity that the dominating species (us – not biased at …

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Watering Down the Vegan Definition

As I’m sure everyone in the Vegan YouTube community will have seen, Kalel recently uploaded a video titled “I’m not really vegan?” which I feel highlighted a big split of opinions amongst vegans. She admitted to having indulged in some non-vegan candy bars (about one a year) and having non-vegan popcorn when she goes to …

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