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Philosopher Peter Singer on the Ethical Issues of Eating Meat

Discussing vegetarianism in school can impact student behavior outside of the classroom, says a recent study. The study looked at more than 1100 undergraduates at the University of California, Riverside. Researchers -- led by Eric Schwitzgebel,...
Is It Possible To Be an Animal Lover and Eat Meat?

Is It Possible To Be an Animal Lover and Eat Meat?

How can people claim to love animals, but eat them? If you’re a passionate animal advocate, I’m sure this is something you’ve asked yourself many times. This apparent disparity is known as "cognitive dissonance." This...

Vegan Blink 182 Bassist Mark Hoppus Believes Exploiting Cows For Food Is Hypocritical

Predominantly known for his pop-punk performances with American band Blink 182, bassist Mark Hoppus is also a vocal animal rights advocate. The star recently encouraged his Twitter followers to offer the same love and respect...

How Watching Cartoons Taught Me About Veganism and Cognitive Dissonance

Bojack Horseman - for those that haven’t seen it - is an animated sitcom on Netflix about a washed-up anthropomorphic horse who starred in his own sitcom back in the 80s. The show has...
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5 Reasons Why Some Vegans Fall Off The Wagon

Let's make no bones about it We all know someone who claimed they were ‘going vegan’ and within a matter or months, weeks (or perhaps days) were caught hidden between McDonald's dumpster bins, ravaging a Big...