‘5 things Animal Rights supporters need to stop doing NOW’

Posted on January 11, 2013

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Today (11th January), One Green Planet posted an item on their web-site titled ‘5 things Animal Rights supporters need to stop doing NOW’.

‘… 1. GOING NAKED

Like, really. We’ve never met anyone who saved animals or quit eating meat because they saw a naked lady…and lettuce bikinis do not increase lettuce consumption. Trust us, we’ve done the research. Put some clothes on, puh lease! We prefer vegan food porn …

2. GORE TACTICS

Yes, videos of gruesome animal cruelty help people learn about what really happens at animal “factories” but also leads them to believe that animal farms where employees are not psychotic animal abusers are somehow what we should aspire for. Aim higher! Things don’t turn to meat without dying unpleasant deaths. Talk about the facts instead …

3. FAT SHAMING

Eating a plant-based diet is undoubtedly better for your health and may result in weight-loss, glowing skin, silky hair and other superpowers. But let’s not pretend that eating vegan is somehow going to turn the entire human population of planet earth into skinny supermodels..or that we should all aspire to be skinny supermodels. Body size and compassion have no correlation, people! …

4. JUDGING OTHERS

You may be the king or queen of the cruelty-free, animal-loving, vegan kingdom and be the most compassionate person in the world, but let’s not assume that anyone who hasn’t reached your grand heights of animal-free living is somehow not a moral person or is a sadistic murderer. You rarely win over people by rolling your eyes at them. Our focus group studies have confirmed this! Be nice …

5. FORGETTING ABOUT THE ANIMALS

Between veg fests, potlucks, celebrity galas, juice fasts and cruelty-free shopping sprees, it’s easy to forget that this is not about us, but actually about the animals who are getting screwed by the minute across the world. Don’t lose sight of who’s rights you’re fighting for, y’know? …’

Read the item, view images and add your comment online at www.onegreenplanet.org/news/5-things-animal-rights-supporters-need-to-stop-doing-now/

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