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“You Can’t Make Me Share Your Beliefs”

November 28, 2016

I became vegan 4 years ago,when I realised that my core beliefs, my own values, were being compromised and ‘sinned against’ by not being vegan – when I realise that supporting animal farming was agreeing to animal harming. Veganism is for every person who believes themselves to be decent and kind.

Mercy for all Animals

cat-and-dogturkey-cuddlingThat statement is true.

No one can force another to share a belief.

None of us like to be told what to think or feel or believe.

I get that completely.

But in the case of veganism, the message is one ofpromoting a belief that is already inside most of us.

Who among us would say, “I like to see animals suffer and die”.

If that were the case, the person would be labeled a sociopath and vigorously opposed and avoided.

Who would state, “I don’t care about animals and have no feelings about whether they are being treated in cruel ways–I just care about myself.”

Those people wouldn’t exactly be welcomed into our circle of friends or even acquaintances, and if we work with them, we try to keep our distance.

Simply put, most people heartily agree that animal cruelty is wrong.

Most human beings in the western…

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  1. Thank you for re-blogging this! I love the phrase you came up with: “supporting animal farming was agreeing to animal harming”! Excellent!

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