Tag Archives: decency

‘It’s as if’ – condescending with a smile

I’m continually fascinated by the words we use, and by the layers of meaning that hide behind what is said and what remains unsaid. I was never so critically aware of the impact of our words before I became vegan…. Recently, a phrase … Continue reading

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We don’t need to be ‘animal lovers’ to do right by them

As an animal rights advocate, I strongly believe that the words we use are vitally important, and words like ‘animal lovers’, ‘love’, ‘compassion’ and ‘kindness’ are frequently used by many who protest about animal ‘cruelty’. Apart from the fact that … Continue reading

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