Update: University Projects & Other Endeavours

Apologies! I haven’t posted in a while, and will likely not be able to post as much for the time being as university work is completely crushing me right now! I am working on an animation project that was ideally meant to be completed last month but because I animated so many frames its taking…

Vegan Diet Improves Spiritual Awareness

As a Spiritualist, who has a long way to go on the path of awakening, I have been looking at ways I can get more in touch with my spirituality. It turns out one of these things is becoming vegan! Cutting meat and animal products from your diet greatly enhances your vibration. It makes you…

Vegan ‘Propaganda’

When vegans feel the need to speak out about the cruelty happening towards animals we are often accused of employing vegan propaganda. Yes, what we say may well be biased because we care so much about the animals, but the facts we provide – the cold hard truths – they are not. In fact, it…

Animal Intelligence

Following on from yesterday’s post ‘Think Before You Buy’, I thought I would share some more information on the intelligence of animals. It doesn’t make sense to me that some animals are considered pets and some are considered food, because these animals deserve to live just as much as any cat or dog does. I…

Stereotypes

It frustrates me when people use stereotypes. I don’t think people realise how damaging stereotypes can truly be. Although they are used to be funny and to make a joke, often there is so much more that these stereotypes are doing than making people laugh. From AAUW (http://www.aauw.org/2014/08/13/why-stereotypes-are-bad/): A “stereotype” is a cognitive shortcut —…

My Transition to Veganism

While doing a university project I stumbled upon a video which has changed my view on the world’s eating habits entirely. Most people have no understanding of why someone would want to go vegan, and this saddens me. The lack of education in this area is overwhelming, and considering animal agriculture is the main cause…