Archive for Veganism
“Making the Connection – Chapter 7″ – a truly remarkable and persuasive insight into veganism brought to us by the Vegan Society and notable poet & author, Benjamin Zephaniah.
Despite hearing about ‘Making the Connection’ last year, I have only just seen this video today.
This was something I wrote a few months ago in response to somebody’s blog that suggested all vegetarians and vegans were “pasty, pale, anaemic and protein-deficient eccentrics, who chose to deliberately deprive themselves of good health”. Obviously, I responded and I like to think I presented an honest and dignified rebuttal, based on fact. I just wanted to share this post with my readers before I delete the document, whilst carrying out my dreaded ‘computer spring clean’.
Having studied nutrition in quite some depth, I can tell you that the idea of vegetarianism or veganism devitalising and prohibiting an individual from living a healthy lifestyle, is utterly ridiculous.
Please be aware, this post contains images that some poeple may find upsetting.
What is one supposed to think when you come to realise that something as innocent as a side portion of peas, or even a humble loaf of bread, could potentially be the result of numerous callous and unnecessary deaths.
I write this now, after witnessing something so distressing, it just sickened me….