Growing up Autistic, I believe my difficulties with communication strengthened my empathy for animals. It broke my heart that no matter how desperately and clearly they communicated their terror and pain, they were ignored and discounted.
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Humans have long used our ability to experience complex emotions to distinguish ourselves from other animals. But is this ability really isolated to our species? And if non-human animals do have the capacity to emote, what does that say about how we treat them?
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Ever wonder why vegans are so sensitive about things? Or why we seem to overreact so often? As a vegan, I’ve made this video in an attempt to show non-vegans what we see that makes as behave as we do. This is not a judgment and it’s not graphic. It’s simply me sharing what I see
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Do fish feel pain? Fish are often relegated to a somewhat sub-animal status. They are hard to relate to and not as emotionally expressive as other animals. But does this mean they don’t feel?
Do Fish Feel Pain?
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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What is the vegan stance on abortion? Can vegans be pro-choice? This video delves into the moralistic minefield of the abortion debate in relation to vegan ethics. We’ll look at the various arguments posed by either side.
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How far back does veganism reach? Is veganism a modern-day invention, or were there vegans in ancient times? In this first edition of The History of Veganism series, we start from the very beginning.
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Speciesism is the assumption of human superiority leading to the exploitation of animals. It is the false belief that non-human animals do not have nor deserve the same rights as we humans. It is the oldest form of discrimination on this planet
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How Autism Connects Me With Animals
Growing up Autistic, I believe my difficulties with communication strengthened my empathy for animals. It broke my heart that no matter how desperately and clearly they communicated their terror and pain, they were ignored and discounted.Read more about How Autism Connects Me With Animals
Alive by Accident | Part Two – The Survivors
An unlikely story of how a fatal crash saved eight lives. An accident, however brutal and horrifying, is a miracle of sorts—if you’re on the way to your execution. Meet the survivors—each an individual in their own right.Read more about Alive by Accident | Part Two – The Survivors
Alive by Accident | Part One – Impossible Rescue
No one should have survived this. This short documentary captures an incredible rescue. Visit the crash site, come along on the search for survivors, and watch the impossible take place.Read more about Alive by Accident | Part One – Impossible Rescue
Why Dairy Is Never Humane
Is there such a thing as humane dairy? The source of milk is no big secret: it comes from cows. But that’s about as far back as most people trace milk’s journey to our refrigerated grocery case.Read more about Why Dairy Is Never Humane
The Viral Ad Campaign Run By Animals
What happens when the animals we eat get to make their own ads? What would they say to us? How would it change what we eat and how we think of them? This is the exact premise of Go Vegan WorldRead more about The Viral Ad Campaign Run By Animals
LIVE At An Iowa Turkey Slaughterhouse: Thanksgiving Truth
These are the faces of your Thanksgiving “dinner.” They are sentient, terrified beings, crammed together, covered in their own feces. This is nothing to be thankful for. Streamed live from a turkey slaughterhouse in Iowa.Read more about LIVE At An Iowa Turkey Slaughterhouse: Thanksgiving Truth