No one is forcing anyone to go vegan, not on an individual level and not on a policy level. So why are we often accused of forcing people to go vegan? The answer is the reason why, I believe, we may come to see a vegan world. And not by force.
Bad Excuses: Pathologizing Empathy
I want to follow up on a recent post I made, on separating ethics from emotion and why that’s a … More
Can We Separate Ethics from Emotion?
I used to worship Sam Harris. I still listen to him from time to time and find that he sometimes … More
A Note on Intersectionality and Solidarity
It’s hard to think about anything other than what’s going on across the country right now. The idea of spending … 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
Omnis Are Masking Their Xenophobia With Animal Welfare Concerns Again
As vegans, we’re often placed in odd predicaments. We get invited to dinner parties and wonder when we should let … More
What Should Vegans Make of ‘Tiger King’?
‘Tiger King’ is a Netflix docuseries that recently became the Internet’s favorite distraction from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The hybrid … More
The Animal People
I’ve written before about the role animal rights “extremists” like the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) had in my journey toward … More
Vegans for Bernie
What vegan advocacy and Bernie bros have in common
Epidemics and Ethics: On Invisible Harm
I’m aware that it’s cheap to pounce on newsworthy issues to relate them to your topic of choice — like … More