Should You Be Eating Fish?

Many people equate eating fish with doing something good for their health. But is it really? Dr. Sofia Pineda Ochoa discusses this largely misunderstood topic. [...]

April 14, 2018

Why So Much “Joy” in Killing an Animal?

We are one of the few species that intentionally causes systemic violence to members of our own species, and to also take “pleasure” in unnecessarily killing other animals too. But is there any important difference between hunting versus just eating animal foods? [...]

April 12, 2018

Rodeos – Tradition is Not a Justification for Cruelty

The 2018 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officially started today. The continued popularity of this event makes us wonder when, as a society, we will start to demonstrate basic decency to stop treating animals as "objects" for our most trivial purposes. [...]

February 27, 2018

Some Thoughts on Using Animals

The words "oppressing" and "enslaving" are sometimes used to describe our society's use of animals. These are certainly loaded words, with many people believing that our use of animals is perfectly "natural" or part of some "circle of life". [...]

January 31, 2018

Vegan Before the Word Even Existed – Amos Bronson Alcott

Veganism is nothing new. While the term was coined relatively recently (in 1944), the idea has been around for at least 25 centuries — from Jainism’s “ahimsa", to Pythagoras of Ancient Greece, to Leonardo Di Vinci of 15th Century Florence. [...]

November 30, 2017

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