If you’re serious about saving the world, consider eating less meat and fewer dairy products, which require far more resources than plant crops. A 2010 United Nations report called for a shift towards a vegan diet, saying Western tastes were unsustainable.
“[TRIGGER WARNING: Rape] Fat women are treated as utterly undesirable in our culture [and] are often turned into a ‘bizarre’ fetish object. The result is that fat women are told to be grateful for any sexual attention they receive from anyone, whether they themselves find that person sexually appealing or not. In other words, even more than your average women, fat women are only allowed to be occasional objects of desire and are regularly denied their right to have and pursue sexual desires of their own.
That way of thinking becomes very dangerous when sexual violence is mixed in. When fat women are raped, they’re often told they should be grateful that anyone wanted them, or, alternatively, disbelieved because it doesn’t seem plausible that anyone would want them ‘enough to rape them.’ These arguments not only rely on the dangerous myth that rape is about uncontrollable sexual desire (it’s not), but also propagate the message that fat women’s bodies aren’t valuable enough to the culture for their violation to be taken seriously.”—Jaclyn Friedman, What You Really Really Want: The Smart Girl’s Shame-Free Guide to Sex and Safety (via housewifeswag)
It’s a defense mechanism. Most people have strong a psychological need to view themselves as “good” people. The topic of animal products brings up a difficult dilemma and can place one in a state of cognitive dissonance, where two opposing psychological drives conflict with one another. On…
I'm not only a vegan, I'm also a person with feelings. Pleas remeber that the next time you feel the need to hate on everything I stand for just because I see that things are wrong and do something about it and actually live according to my belief that nothing is to be taken for granted and no animal or human should have to suffer for mine or your sheer pleasure.