Tag Archives: defensiveness

Interview with a Meat-Eating Vegetarian

As I mentioned earlier, I will at least occasionally be doing interviews here on Speciesist Vegan. This is all part of my effort to start conversations about the gray areas between the extremes in the paleo/SAD vs. vegan divide. I … Continue reading

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Politics and the Vegan Language

One of my favorite essays of all time is George Orwell’s “Politics and the English Language” (full version here). It’s one of just a handful of essays that I’ve ever voluntarily read more than once. It’s been very influential to … Continue reading

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the scraped table, or: working backward from a conclusion

In my experience, most omnivores, when they even bother to give any real thought to their diet and alternatives to it (eating less meat, vegetarianism, veganism etc.), start with the conclusion “it’s okay for me to eat animals.”  Then from … Continue reading

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