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Carolyn Bailey's Blog – November 2010 Archive (13)

On Ex-Vegans ~ Dan Cudahy

On Variety in Meaning

As the word “vegan” has fully entered mainstream media during the past five years, it has come to have many different meanings for many different people. For some of us, “vegan” means a strong, lifelong,…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 30, 2010 at 12:00 — 1 Comment

Transcript of ARZone Open Forum 27/28 November 2010

Transcript of ARZone Open Forum…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 28, 2010 at 19:00 — 3 Comments

Peter Singer and I Agree on One Thing: Nonviolence ~ Gary Francione

Dear Colleagues:

Peter Singer recently posted the following Tweet in response to the receipt by a UCLA vivisector…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 28, 2010 at 12:00 — 1 Comment

Professor Gary Francione ~ How True Animal Rights Diverge From Animal Protection

Gary Francione, Distinguished Professor of Law and Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Scholar of Law & Philosophy, has written numerous books and articles on animal rights theory and animals and the law. In The Animal Rights Debate: Abolition or Regulation?, just published by Columbia University Press, Francione debates Robert…

Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 27, 2010 at 12:30 — No Comments

Bad People Do Bad Things ~ Tim Gier

I had someone tell me today that they’d seen a horrific thing on TV the other day. It seems that some “native” people were doing all sorts of horrible things to some primates, vicious cruel things in fact. But, these were “bad” people, or so I was told, and the “good natives” didn’t do those sorts of things.

Good people don’t do bad things.…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 24, 2010 at 17:00 — No Comments

Transcript of Brandon Becker's ARZone Guest Chat of 20/21 November 2010

Transcript of Brandon Becker’s ARZone Guest Chat…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 21, 2010 at 16:30 — 2 Comments

Mincing The Myths ~ Barbara DeGrande

Podcast #19 – Mincing the Myths

We are on a voyage to an uncharted world, trying to develop a new world paradigm, while trying to challenge the old destructive ways of thinking at every turn. When people become aware of the status of animals in the world, of their complete subjugation by human beings, the first instinct is often to find a cause and work on it. While this is an understandable impulse, it usually does little to further the cause of animal rights. These impulses tend to…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 21, 2010 at 7:30 — No Comments

On Self Interest ~ Dan Cudahy

Occasionally, vegan advocates are accused by non-vegans of “promoting an agenda” or “forcing our desires on others.” The implication (sometimes made explicit) is that we are promoting “our self-interest.”

The poor reasoning is that since vegans want a vegan world, and therefore strongly advocate for a vegan world, we are promoting “our self-interest” in a vegan world. What such “reasoning” fails to distinguish is 1) the vegan desire to see innocent others fulfill their crucial… Continue

Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 17, 2010 at 7:30 — 1 Comment

Animals As Pets ~ Lee Hall


Lee Hall is legal director for the North American group Friends of Animals. The 11th annual London Vegan Festival was held on Sunday, 7 September 2008 at Kensington Town Hall.

Footnotes have been added to this transcript for readers’ further information.

Participants were…

Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 15, 2010 at 19:30 — No Comments

Transcript of Robin Lane's ARZone Guest Chat of 13/14 November 2010

Transcript of Robin Lane’s ARZone Guest Chat…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 14, 2010 at 16:00 — No Comments

Robin Lane Interview ~ Abolitionist-Online


Robin Lane has inspired many to veganism and activism. He himself has a rich and varied animal rights background in animal rights, veganism and

animal liberation. He is an ex ALF Press officer, he has organised vegan

theatre and vegan stalls on the street and is co-founder of…


Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 8, 2010 at 7:22 — No Comments

Transcript of Shaun Monson's ARZone Guest Chat of 6/7 November 2010

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Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 7, 2010 at 16:00 — No Comments

Remembering Dungeon Lane ~ Roger Yates

I attended a Vegan Ireland film show last night. About 25 people watched The Emotional Life of Farm Animals

and there was a lively discussion afterwards about the meaning of "free range," vegetarianism and veganism, and whether it would be ethical to eat eggs laid by… Continue

Added by Carolyn Bailey on November 6, 2010 at 8:30 — 1 Comment


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