Are your words working against you? As activists, our language choices can be our greatest asset, or our most self-defeating liability. When we’re mindful of who we’re trying to reach, the effectiveness and integrity of our message increases exponentially.
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Are you advocating cruelty in your vegan activism and outreach? When we offer "humane" alternatives or "Meatless Mondays," we're doing a disservice to non-vegans. We're deciding for them that they can't handle the full truth.
At the depths of it, the reason most people won’t go vegan is the same reason that vegans can’t understand why most people won’t go vegan. This is a call for accountability and awakening for those of us who believe ourselves to be responsible and aware.
Can you get into the vegan club? Exclusivism within the vegan movement harms not only those excluded, but also the movement itself—everyone and everything benefits the more vegans we have.
Being an activist is hard work, constantly fighting against seemingly insurmountable odds, it’s easy to get discouraged. With the overwhelming wrongs and injustices in this world, what do we do when we feel we have nothing left to give?
Learning how to talk about veganism is often more challenging than going vegan. How do you talk to non-vegans about important issues in an approachable way? How do you help people make the connection?
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