Most people are against factory farming—but what about grass-fed, free-range, humane? Nowhere is animal agriculture more idealized than the rolling green landscape of Ireland. Let’s take a close look at the very best we have to offer and see if the ideals live up to their promise.
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The debate over halal (حلال) and kosher (כשר) ritual slaughter is a hotbed of religion, politics, corporate greed, systematic abuses, and special interests. Amidst all the controversy, the core question remains: is it possible to end the life of another being in a way that is kind?
This is the greatest lie ever told. Whispered to us as children. A deception so deeply entrenched in our collective unconscious we buy into it without question. Become complicit in its propagation. This is the lie we tell ourselves. Listen closely. Unlearning isn't easy.
This video will forever change you. Death is the one certainty in life. We all hope that when the day comes, it will be quick and painless. We hope this for our loved ones, our pets, and even for the animals we eat. Even though they have to die, we don’t want them to suffer.
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We have long acknowledged cruelty towards animals as an indicator of psychopathy. Yet slaughterhouse workers are paid and expected to carry out what amounts to torture upon thousands of sentient beings, day in and day out. How could that not have an effect?Read more about The Psychological Toll of Killing Animals: PTSD in Slaughterhouse Workers
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.Read more about Are You Advocating Cruelty? | Truth in Vegan Outreach (Speech)
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.Read more about How to Speak Non-Vegan | Effective Activism Through Mindful Language