Why It’s Time to Boycott Zoos

Blackfish is a documentary which focuses on Tilikum, an orca whale held captive in SeaWorld, who went on to kill three individuals. It looks at the negative consequences (for orcas and humans) of keeping these highly… View Post

Questions I Always Get Asked as a Vegan (#3): “Do You Not Miss Meat/Cheese?”

Since I have given up meat and cheese, people usually ask me if I miss eating them. “Do you not wish you could have a cheeseburger?” No, not really. Admittedly, when I first went vegetarian… View Post

Pets: The Animal Rights Perspective

From an animal rights perspective, the domestication of any animal can be considered immoral since it involves using them as a means to an end and disregarding their intrinsic value. Gary Francione has underscored the… View Post

Questions I Always Get Asked as a Vegan (#2): “Do You Think You Will Always Be a Vegan?”

I often get asked this question and feel that behind it is the assumption that being veganism is just a phase that people go through, a lifestyle that they will eventually outgrow. If that’s the… View Post

The Dark Side of the Animal Welfare Movement

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) are usually referred to as an animal rights organisation. But this is a mistake. No animal rights organisation would euthanise 89% of animals at their own animal… View Post