I want to follow up on a recent post I made, on separating ethics from emotion and why that’s a … More
The Fur Analogy: A Silver Bullet
In general, I find analogies to be excellent ways to advocate for veganism. They provide a simple, straightforward perspective on … More
The Necessity of Government Intervention
A libertarian case for veganism has been made on this site and elsewhere. The general thrust of such cases is … More
How to Recognize a Bullshitter, pt. 1
I like to think I have a pretty good bullshit detector, but sometimes I notice something new. This causes me … More
Speciesism v. Carnism
Like any other philosophy or theory that explains the source of some phenomenon, veganism seeks to do this as well … More
Veganism’s Tough Questions.
Our organization is always emphasizing the depth, breadth, and nuance of veganism; this is something we’re very proud of. We … More
The Libertarian Case for Veganism
I want to follow up on Evan’s excellent piece recently about how veganism isn’t just for liberals. It’s a very … More
What’s Wrong With YouTube?
What is the problem with YouTube and idea sharing?
Hunting as Trolley Problem Veganism
Here’s a common dilemma in moral psychology and philosophy: a trolley is barreling down the tracks, heading straight for a … More
Is Sentientism the New Veganism?
I’ve written several times about the shortcomings of strict definitions of veganism. In particular, my concerns have focused on the … More