Tag Archives: vegetarianism

Don’t fall for the hype, ‘veal’ is not a stand-alone industry

A recurring theme on social media is the subject of ‘veal’. It’s a topic guaranteed to cause feelings to run high amongst ‘animal lovers’. As a vegan advocate, I can only marvel at the sleight of hand by which the … Continue reading

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Vegan and vegetarian – why they are not similar

I’ve written on this subject before but it definitely bears repeating. I used to eat a vegetarian diet and although I eventually became vegan, eating that vegetarian diet was not ‘part of my journey’, or ‘a step in the right direction’, or … Continue reading

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When is the truth, an attack?

Yet again, today I saw comments by ‘vegans’ demanding the end of ‘attacks’ on people for not being vegan. Specifically, it was stated that those who are ‘vegetarian’ or only eat some ‘animal products’ should not be ‘attacked’, but rather praised for … Continue reading

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Vegetarianism – a step in the wrong direction for me

On Facebook it is always astonishing to me to witness how heatedly debates arise between long-term vegetarians and those who advocate veganism. Vegetarianism is frequently proclaimed as a ‘step in the right direction’ and staunchly defended by so many who obviously are both sincere … Continue reading

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Dairy – thoughts on biology and experience

A diet is defined as follows: – diet noun 1. the kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats. “a vegetarian diet” 2. a special course of food to which a person restricts themselves, either to lose … Continue reading

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Dairy: the brutal choice

Almost every single trolley wheeled past me in the supermarket contains dairy ‘products’. Shoppers chat to each other, smile and laugh, either oblivious or uncaring of the harm for which every one of their nonvegan choices is directly responsible. However … Continue reading

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What Is Wrong with Vegetarianism?

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The word “vegetarian” was introduced in the middle of the 19th century. Since then, it has come to mean a person who excludes flesh from mammals, birds, and fish from their diet, but includes other…

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Looking for answers

I’m sure that I am not alone in looking for a better world, seeking the universal law that brings an end to violence, to wars and starvation, to the destruction of our environment, yearning for the answer to ‘life, the universe and … Continue reading

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Eggs and dairy – telling the truth

I shall start by saying that I’ve been there, got the badge and the tee shirt. I was deceived for many years and I used to follow a vegetarian diet. I chose my words there with care; vegetarianism is a diet … Continue reading

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Veganism – when does the journey begin?

Becoming vegan We can be vegan or we can be nonvegan.  Some claim that becoming vegan is a journey that they take in steps and I’ve ready many articles about personal ‘journeys’.  However, looking at the actions that determine whether … Continue reading

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