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This Post Isn't About Gumballs.

This post isn’t about gumballs, but how much fun was my mini-series last week? It was incredibly satisfying to make something that people liked. I think I was born to love and create.  268 more words

Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer

“We know that if someone offers to show us a film on how our meat is produced, it will be a horror film.” – Jonathan Safran Foer,  1,494 more words


Understanding Cognitive Dissonance: Is This the Key to Ending All Animal (Ab)use?

A reader recently left a comment on my post about moral schizophrenia (MS) writing that what I had described was cognitive dissonance instead. While I most definitely meant to discuss MS, the comment got me thinking about the ways in which the term… 1,365 more words


Book: 'Eat Like You Care: An Exploration of the Morality of Eating Animals'

Gary L. Francione and Anna Charlton, 2013. Published by Exemplar Press.

In discussing this book I have to disclose that I read it after being vegan for a couple of years. 738 more words


Questions // Jason Capili

Coming into the first meeting of this class, I was already furious—my ideal college experienced entailed taking cool and interesting classes at the times I wanted to take them, and here I was, at 7 o’clock at night on the first day of college, walking into an English class I should’ve passed out of with my AP credits from high school. 728 more words

The Necessity to Kill: A Disconnect between Life and Death // Justin Meeken

Just about anyone is capable of violence. Even in its smallest forms, violence is ever-present. People will squash bugs in their houses. They watch violent Television shows and movies. 1,265 more words


After attending college for six and a half months and having taken my second flurry of final exams, it’s safe to say that among the nine courses I have enrolled in so far, two courses– the “Food, Self, and Culture” Critical Thinking and Writing sequence–surprised me the most. 883 more words