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.
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.
On Saturday, March 30, 2019 I organised my own small local animal rights forum. This is its story :)
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.
This book is for everyone who doesn't think we can yell our way to a vegan world. Using studies, reason and an easy to read writing style, Leenaert sets out his case for a pragmatic approach for behaviour change. A section of the animal rights community disagrees with the general approach of using the science of behaviour change, preferring instead to go with a morality led approach. I can only echo Christopher Hitchens, in that if you don't have good evidence for your approach, then I don't need to engage with it until you do. Leenaert starts with the end...