07 Nov '16, 2pm

When You Hear “Veganism Is Just A Religion”:

When You Hear “Veganism Is Just A Religion”:

I find that one of the most common objections to veganism from non-vegans is the classic line – “but isn’t veganism just another religion?” I’m sure we’ve all experienced this at some point in our conversations with non-vegans, and it’s an easy one to rebut. You simply explain how veganism is based on moral principles that recognise the fundamental right of sentient beings not to be used as property; it is no more a religion than being opposed to rape or child molestation is. It’s a matter of basic morality – not faith. Most of the time, the non-vegan will not have an answer to that. You’ve guided them to the realisation that, just as they hold solid moral principles with forms of exploitation they do recognise, veganism represents a set of moral principles that they haven’t recognised so far in their lives – but which are very much there. You’ve successfully rebutted thei...

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2016/11/07/when-you-hear-veganism...

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