It’s common for ethical vegans to feel discouraged in a world where our beliefs go against the grain. But the way we respond to certain situations can help bridge gaps between people with different ideologies.
The dairy industry is one built on extreme suffering and cruelty. And it’s existence is completely unnecessary.
Blame speciesism or blame cognitive dissonance. Maybe blame both. Either way, if you truly love animals you would stop eating them.
Social media tends to bring out the ugly in a lot of people. That’s no different within the echo chambers of the vegan world. It’s time we vegans stop fighting each other about our petty differences and focus on what’s really important.
Warning: This might be a hard pill to swallow for some but hear me out. My opinion is not meant to take away from the brilliant and important work being done by meat-eating environmentalists.
Veganism and animal rights deserve more coverage in the mainstream media. But the fact that veganism makes people confront the consequences of their choices prevents widespread coverage.