Because Fuck Cancer, that’s why…
My reblog for this week is about veganism and why the arguments which swayed the vegans of today can’t be used to sway the majority.
As you may or may not know, Dear Reader, I live with a vegan and I eat a mostly vegetarian diet myself.
My personal stance is that humanity needs to seriously change our dietary habits and consume a lot less meat, but you won’t find me arguing that veganism is the way for everyone to go.
This article explains part of the reason why.
Many of the more vocal vegans seem to think that if they only inform someone of the truths they themselves have accepted, any sane and sensible person should automatically turn vegan (and if not, they are horrible people – or at least willfully blind or stupid) but this is far from the truth. It is not about them being blind to learning any universal truth or about them resisting sensible ideas – it is about human nature.
So if you are vegan and preaching veganism, give this article from The Vegan Strategist a read – and if you aren’t vegan, read it anyway and think about the implications:
My reblog this week is almost a year old, written by author and journalist Jef Rouner, but I just came across it and it talks about something that is increasingly important – opinions vs fact:
While this may not be a blog post per se it is something that is important enough to share: Jennifer Aniston‘s response to the speculations about her personal life, published this Tuesday by the Huffington Post. This goes beyond one celebrity being fed up with the media – it speaks about how society in general values and objectifies women.
Take a moment and listen to what she has to say:
My reblog this week comes from author Sarah Madison and deals with the subject of pirated books:
This week’s reblog talks about one of my favorite herbs and its many uses – and does so in a very balanced and informative way:
This week’s reblog comes from Kristen Lamb and deals with writing Point-of-View stories, but not just any POV – Deep POV:
My reblog this week cones from Sally G. Cronin over at Smorgasbord, and it is all about making a difference – so go on, throw a starfish today: