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Being Vegan

The Rise of Non-Perfectionist Veganism, Part III: Solutions to Perfectionist Veganism and Vegan Activism

Hillary Rettig | Posted 12.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Hillary Rettig

I myself am not a perfect vegan. Nor am I a perfect vegan activist (whatever that means) -- far from it. But I will always seek to do better, both in my personal veganism and as an activist. And I have to tell you that each time I encounter a vegan or vegan activist my heart swells.

The Rise of Non-Perfectionist Veganism, Part II: How Perfectionism Disempowers Vegans and Vegan Activists

Hillary Rettig | Posted 11.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Hillary Rettig

Think about someone who loves animals and wants to live more compassionately. He checks out veganism, but is bewildered and discouraged by what seems to him to be a lot of rules and a lot of deprivation. He turns to a vegan for help and is told that, "veganism is easy."

Why Don't Vegans Care About People?

Anjali Sareen | Posted 10.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Anjali Sareen

For those unfamiliar to veganism, it can be to easy overlook that the compassion associated with helping animals is meant to extend to helping humans, as well. The beautiful thing about choosing a plant-based diet is that in one choice, you can start to help save the world. Literally.