Smart people and respected institutions are sometimes completely wrong.
In The Future, Will We ‘Cancel’ Today’s Non-Vegans?
Societal progress is marked by an attitude of intolerance toward thoughts and behaviors previously tolerated but now deemed harmful. As … More
Can Vegans Believe People Are Good?
A common feature of dogma is a belief that people are inherently bad and must redeem themselves by adopting the … More
Animals Always Get the Short End of the Stick
If humans can solve a problem by hurting animals, it’s only a matter of time before it’s done — even … More
Adopt a Black Cat
I’ve been pretty open about my struggle as a simultaneous vegan and cat owner. Veganism is, in large part, about … More
Carole Baskin and Anti-Vegan Projection
Tiger King is back in the news as Carole Baskin made her, er, debut on Dancing with the Stars last … More
Vegan Celebrities Will Always Let You Down
I’ve had the privilege of meeting a few people that I’d considered heroes. One thing I’ve learned time and again … More
Veganism Cannot Rely on Celebrities
Miley Cyrus and Mike Tyson had the same news to share on recent podcasts with Joe Rogan: they are no … More
Intention Plus Action: A Working Definition of Veganism
I’ve written at some length about how we define what it means to be vegan. In a world where we … More
Conveying the Absence of Effort
I’ve been growing a beard for approximately 6 years without once shaving it off. For the most part, this consists … More