06 May '17, 10pm

False Heroism In Vegan Athletes – David Haye https://t.co/TrwUtHiSs7

Vegan atheletes have a habit of perpetuating this notion. Usually coupled with some vague reinstatement of conventional welfarist ideology, they talk about how veganism has benefitted them – the animals remaining a sideline issue. A recent example of this involves vegan boxer, David Haye. In a recent interview with The Sun , Haye talks about how he switched to a “plant-based diet” after being injured. He wanted to find “the best [diet] to heal muscles” and “all roads kept leading back to a plant-based diet.” Aside from portraying veganism as a mere dietary choice, he passes off the cessation of his own exploitation of animals as nothing but an added benefit of his diet. It simply made it “easier to switch.” Not only that, he perpetuates the welfarist notion that animals only care about not suffering by maintaining that “the horrible way animals are treated” helped him stic...

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2017/03/01/false-heroism-in-vegan...

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