The Four Stages of Cruelty The Four Stages of Cruelty as depicted in 1751 by William Hogarth begins with the torture of a dog as a child. Then the series progresses to beating a horse, to robbery, seduction, and murder in the final Cruelty to Perfection. Yes, early animal abuse too often leads to murder […]
The future is our inspiration. Past and present hold hazards to navigate in pursuit of broader understanding: Beyond the cycle of failed customs and traditions where consensus worshipers find comfort in their culture of war, violence, and the subjugation of the innocent. Tomorrow, lest the dregs drag us into extinction, is vegan.
Another celebrity boards the vegan bandwagon. However, according to the article in GQ, The Real-Life Diet of JaVale McGee, Vegan, there remains the question of vegan sincerity. Veganism isn’t a diet. Our plant-based fare is the beneficial consequence of our struggle, the abolition of animal slavery, torture, and exploitation. Full stop. JaVale admits, “It wasn’t […]
Since their beginnings, humans have trampled upon the lives of their fellow earthlings, the animals — averring supremacy, hawking self-ingratiating doctrines as inalienable rights. Themselves, having their liberties and privacy maligned by authoritarians they whine, excessively. Bitch, this Karma.
Rain A flash A thunderous crash Today I took a subway to work, a veggie sub Targets wear orange, in parallel universes Where the bold fly synchronously betwixt the skulls of conformity stagnant in their hollow shallows (Dream, fire-breathers! Dream!) Bullets sing a high-pitched drone Echoes have none to call their own Baleful words fuel […]
In retaliation to the attacks against vegans in social networks across the globe and in face-to-face confrontations. Vegans. Are we perfect? No. But, we are better than you. Our understanding spans light-years beyond that of the self-absorbed masses. We have respect for life that no religious/spiritual pretense dare compare. A working vision for the future […]
Earth Earth. Our creator, our provider, our mother. Everything we have we owe to her. Everything. Still, I cannot restrain the profound contempt that stirs deep within me for her. Allowing a species existence that shows her nothing but scorn and mockery, for her creatures, for her creations. These humans, mother, these despicable life forms […]
Once Upon a Time… Once upon a time humanity shared their friendship with all earthlings. All beings lived in harmony. And humanity oversaw the welfare of all of the earth’s creatures, and this is how they came to be called humanity. Then one day a man drank tainted water from a well no one was […]
One by One One by one they came Two by two they fled Others lingered by the floating River Nigh Raising the sun to their glasses While fat ones sat on their asses waves of chariots rushed the shore Sent by flaming clouds in the sky They caught hummingbirds in nets and feasted on their […]
People ask, what I do, alluding to employment as if a career could define me (or…resign me?) I tell them, I am vegan Vegan is what I do All else is backdrop, the occupation of trivial pursuits So, when they boast of bacon, ham, or roast I have only this for them, Fuck Off! Most […]