Humans are just one of the myriad animal species in our world, yet we wield a power unlike any other. How do we wield this power and what are the consequences of it, both for animals and humans? To consider this question is fundamental to our individual and collective moral progress.
Looking for recipes or tips on how to veganise your cooking? Well this is the section for you.
Are those working for compassion towards animals reducing compassion for humans or strengthening it? Here I make the case that compassion ultimately knows no line of species, and that we should teach compassion for all beings.
I'd never written a game, so thought I would try something as simple as possible just to start to understand how it is done. It just so happened that the Running of the Bulls was on in Spain the following week, so there you have the theme. If you don't know what the running of the bulls is, it's a stupid event where crowds of people, including lots of drunk tourists, harass bulls and then kill them once the event is over. The first version of the game was HTML5/Javascript using the CreateJS framework. I made everything including playing guitar...
I've developed a fun game called Vegan Bingo, you can play it on the web or download it as an Android application. Have fun!
This is my tale of how I stopped eating the animals that in my heart I had always loved.
This was my unsuccessful entry to a project called "Letters to a New Vegan". I was hoping to capture something different to what I imagined others would write.
One of my hobbies is eating out, and I think I've been to all of London's best rated establishments which are either vegan, or vegetarian with vegan options. Here is my rundown of the best.
Horse racing involves the slaughter of tens of thousands of horses every year, across the globe perhaps hundreds. The fact that people are completely unaware of this, and the other ethical issues surrounding horse racing, prompted me to write this piece for Animal Liberation Queenslands newsletter.
If you have men who will exclude any of god's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men
— St Francis of Assisi
Peter Singer
As someone who believes passionately in animal liberation, the fact that I have never gotten around to reading the ground breaking Animal Liberation by Peter Singer, was only due to slackness. To make up for this, and to get a feel for Singers other writings, I bought this book for a bargain price and proceeded to read. Singer generally tells it how it is, this book has sections on many themes, animal liberation, ethics, poverty and more. I did skip a couple of his more academic treatises, but being a book on so many topics, I guess it would be...