Recently, veganism got a brief platform in one of the last places you might expect: A class about Administrative Ethics; more specifically, in a lecture about Administrative Evil. While introducing the topic, my professor was describing individual actions that might arguably be evil, and he touched upon how some vegetarians and vegans might consider the … Continue reading Veganism’s “Problem of Evil”?
In a recent interview with Paper Magazine, Waka Flocka Flame renounced himself as a vegan, stating "I dropped the vegan card.” This is definitely a big loss in terms of how veganism is portrayed and perceived in the public. As a vegan, I am processing his comments about veganism and checking myself to make sure … Continue reading Why All Vegans Need to Think Deeply about Waka Flocka Flame’s Falling Out with Veganism.
Advocating is tough work, especially when you’re advocating for something as deeply entrenched into our idea of humanity as using consuming meat and dairy. This irrational dogma prevents many people from even considering the rightness and goodness (what I call the two virtues) of a vegan lifestyle. The case for veganism is closed primarily because … Continue reading What do I say to nonvegans?
When I think about veganism, I like to consider it in terms of frames. For example, there are the commonly thought about frames of ethics, the environment, and its ‘healthfulness’ (e.g. the nutrients consumed, avoidance of cholesterol and fats, avoidance of consuming antibiotics, etc.). One of the frames I don’t hear get discussed as much … Continue reading Veganism as Politics