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Carolyn Bailey's Discussions

The Gary Yourofsky Abolitionist-Online Interview

Started Mar 18 0 Replies

This interview is the controversial interview conducted by Claudette Vaughan of The Abolitionist-Online website, which has since been closed. Gary made some very controversial comments in this…Continue

Tags: rhetoric, interview, vegan, veganism, Claudette-Vaughan

Embrace and Encourage: Lessons from Three Decades ~ Matt Ball

Started Mar 12 0 Replies

Matt Ball has been an advocate for other animals for more than thirty years. In this speech, written for the 2015 San Diego VegFest, Matt offers advice to other advocates based on the lesson he's…Continue

Tags: inclusivity, outreach, compassion, other-animals, suffering

Dogs Just Wanna Have Fun: Birds, Fish and Reptiles Too

Started Feb 27 0 Replies

A recent issue of the journal Current Biology is devoted to the biology of fun. In a post on…Continue

Tags: ethics, ethology, birds, Current-Biology, Marc-Bekoff

Vegan No More ~ Vincent Berraud

Started this discussion. Last reply by animalwelfareeduc 16 hours ago. 1 Reply

Vincent Berraud has written about why he no longer calls himself a vegan. This isn't an ex-vegan story,…Continue

Tags: vegan-no-more, exclusivity, ethics, vegan, veganism


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Jeremy Tiefer commented on Carolyn Bailey's video

Is it Morally Permissible to Kill Animals for Food

"An argument given to me (usually just by my saying I'm vegan) by meat-eaters of a religious orientation would be something like: "God gave us dominion (after the flood) over animals and their flesh to eat" or "Jesus ate…"
3 hours ago
Carolyn Bailey posted a video

Can Pets Be Vegan? | What's REALLY in Pet Food

video about how we are feeding our pets TO DEATH. aside from the moral implications of what we feed our animals, there are very valid health concerns related...
Mar 1
Carolyn Bailey posted a discussion

Dogs Just Wanna Have Fun: Birds, Fish and Reptiles Too

A recent issue of the journal Current Biology is devoted to the biology of fun. In a post on his Psychology Today blog, former Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Marc Bekoff Ph.D discusses what we know about the emotional lives of many other…See More
Feb 27
Tim Gier replied to Carolyn Bailey's discussion Science Weighs In At Last ~ Norm Phelps
"Hi Jeff, The study that Norm wrote about show that publicity about welfare reforms is positively correlated with a decrease in the rate of increase in demand. That's not nothing, but it's not clear that it's something that works…"
Feb 21
Jeff Rosenberg replied to Carolyn Bailey's discussion Science Weighs In At Last ~ Norm Phelps
"More and more evidence such as that presented by the late, great Norm Phelps continues to mount in support of the simple fact that campaigns for the welfare of animals work hand in hand with the goal of total Liberation. Separating the two shows a…"
Feb 21
Carolyn Bailey posted a discussion

Vegan No More ~ Vincent Berraud

Vincent Berraud has written about why he no longer calls himself a vegan. This isn't an ex-vegan story, Vincent is still an advocate for other animals, who doesn't use or consume other sentient beings. He has just decided that the term "animalist" defines his philosophy better. What do you think - have you experienced any of the the issues Vincent writes about yourself? Vegan No MoreWritten by Vincent…See More
Feb 9
Carolyn Bailey posted a video

Beyond Carnism and toward Rational, Authentic Food Choices | Melanie Joy | TEDxMünchen

Melanie Joy on Carnism and other food choices. Find out more via Melanie Joy, Ph.D., Ed.M. is a Harvard-educated psychologist, pr...
Feb 7
Carolyn Bailey posted a discussion

Animals in France: What Really Happened about Sentience? ~ Marc Bekoff

Animals in France: What Really Happened about Sentience? Written by Marc Bekoff Ph.DAnimals in France have new but very limited status but it's better than nothingMany people recently learned that nonhuman animals (animals) are…See More
Feb 5
liouba joined Carolyn Bailey's group

Boycott Dolphin and Marine Parks

There are 200 dolphinariums around the world. There is about as much educational benefit to be gained in studying dolphins in captivity as there would be studying mankind by only observing prisoners held in solitary confinement.See More
Feb 3
Carolyn Bailey posted a discussion

A Quarter of the World’s Marine Species in Danger of Extinction

New research from the University of Sheffield has shown that the world's oceans and those individuals who live in the oceans are in big trouble. Figures from this study show that one in every four sea species may be at risk of extinction, but as science tries to catch up with the reality of the devastating condition of the oceans and the inhabitants of the oceans, could it be possible the figures are actually far higher? A quarter of the world’s marine species in danger of extinctionWritten…See More
Jan 31
Carolyn Bailey replied to Animal Rights Zone's discussion ARZone Podcast 85: Kim Socha - Animal Liberation and Atheism
"Richard, you're always very kind, thank you!!  "
Jan 25
Carolyn Bailey posted a discussion

Pragmatist or Absolutist? ~ Matt Ball

Pragmatist or Absolutist? Written by Matt BallWelfare and LiberationOriginally published in 2000 Does working for or supporting welfare measures harm the longer-term goal of bringing about liberation? Expanding the Floor of the Cage The Brazilian Landless Farmers movement has a slogan: “Expand the floor of the cage before you try to break out.” It is a way of saying that activists should try to improve the status quo in order to have more room in which to work towards a permanent solution.…See More
Jan 24
Carolyn Bailey posted a discussion

Science Weighs In At Last Norm Phelps

There has long been debate about the effects of so called "welfare" reforms on the actual lives of other animals, and on the ways in which humans relate to other animals. Here's a study (the only one we know of) on the issue, some of the findings might surprise you Norm Phelps: Science Weighs In at Last Campaigns for “Welfarist” Reforms Cause People to Buy Significantly Less Meat…See More
Jan 20
Carolyn Bailey posted a discussion

Norm Phelps 1939-2014 Rest in Peace

Norm Phelps 1939-2014 Rest in Peace We've all lost a kind and caring friend, Norm Phelps. Paul Shapiro shares the news of Norm's passing, and some of his thoughts on Norm's life and work: It's with sadness that I report Norm Phelps is no longer with us. Many know Norm…See More
Jan 3
Carolyn Bailey posted a discussion

Turning Points in Compassion

Turning Points in CompassionAfter nearly four years in the making, the eagerly awaited new book, Turning Points in Compassion is now available!  This inspirational collection of personal stories, with contributions from more than fifty advocates and activists spanning eight countries, coming from various walks of…See More
Dec 10, 2014
Carolyn Bailey posted a video

Philosophy: Is it Morally Permissible to Kill Animals for Food

In this video, Tyler Doggett (University of Vermont) asks why it is morally permissible to kill animals for food. He offers a few explanations that seem unsa...
Dec 9, 2014

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Animal Rights Zone (ARZone)

Posted on July 31, 2012 at 15:52 0 Comments

ARZone exists to help educate vegans and non-vegans alike about the obligations human beings have toward all other animals.  By providing a space for a variety of blog posts, forum discussions,…


Conversation With A Stranger ~ Mel Baker

Posted on July 21, 2012 at 17:30 3 Comments

Conversation With A Stranger

Written by Mel Baker

I had a really lovely interaction with a stranger today at the supermarket. I was waiting at the checkout and a really…


Transcript of Leigh-Chantelle's Live ARZone Guest Chat (Part 1)

Posted on June 10, 2012 at 15:30 0 Comments

Transcript ol Leigh-Chantelle’s Live ARZone Guest Chat

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We Are Made of Meat: The Matthew Calarco Interview

Posted on June 3, 2012 at 15:00 2 Comments

Matthew Calarco, PhD, Associate Prof of Philosophy, who lives in California with his dog, Nietzsche, became vegan at the age of 18, and has been concerned about both the environment and the oppression of both humans and other animals since then.

Matthew has written seven books, including Zoographies, in which he writes "While there is no widely agreed upon definition of what precisely constitutes animal studies, it…


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At 13:06 on May 14, 2013, Gina Vegan said…
At 10:41am on October 03, 2012, Kath Worsfold gave Carolyn Bailey a gift
At 8:00 on June 19, 2012, Rosas † Negras said…

thanks for having me approved, the site

At 12:53 on June 5, 2012, Have GoneVegan said…

Thanks Carolyn! Looking forward to participating in future ARZone discussions. :)

At 8:30 on June 5, 2012, Tracey Tims said…

Thanks for the lovely welcome Carolyn.Thank you for adding me to this wonderful site :)

At 17:59 on June 4, 2012, laura lucchini said…

thanks a lot Carolyn for adding me! 

At 1:38 on May 30, 2012, Sue McGuey said…

Many thanks Carolyn for the warm welcome.....beautiful pic. btw!:))))) I'm sure I'll enjoy being here & glad to see it hooks up with FB!:)))))

Have a fab. day!~

At 1:32 on May 30, 2012, Amanda said…
Thanks for the welcome Carolyn! Am new to Ning, so figuring the site out. :) But very happy to be here.
At 23:26 on May 29, 2012, Christine Scalfo said…

Thanks Carolyn.  Just trying to figure it all out.  Happy to be here!



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