23 Dec '16, 2pm

Veganism without morality gives no basis for lasting change.:

By Ben Frost | December 23, 2016 Like us on Facebook: A consequence of unclear and poorly informed gimmicks that supposedly get people to become vegan (see my article on Veganuary here , for example) is that in neglecting substantial moral argument, we provide no basis for lasting change, and instead fuel the ever-growing perception of veganism as nothing more than a faddy diet. A recent article in The Advertiser is describing veganism as a “social trend,” a “craze,” where kids are now apparently under peer pressure to go vegan because “all their friends are doing it.” The author also expresses concern that “so many people going vegan are young, uninformed, impressionable teenagers, many of whom are converting before they know the real consequences to their lives and their health.” She admonishes the “movement” for being “fed by peer pressure from friends, social media, bl...

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