Like it or not, you can learn a lot about compassion from vegans

Like it or not, you can learn a lot about compassion from vegans

Can everyone agree that no ones' life is more valuable than another?

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If this article's headline turned you off, then this article is not for you. If the headline triggered you, you're probably closed-minded and you are a problem. But if you are still reading, there's hope for you.

Vegans have a point. Hear me out, I'm not even a vegan myself. I am a vegetarian, but that's beside the point. Vegans have a reputation for being aggressive in the way they speed info about veganism. Sometimes it is showed down your throat, exhibit A: any documentary ever about going vegan. But the core of the movement is an excellent cause that everyone should get with.

Animals are killed for food. Humans kill each other for many reasons. You could say those are two wildly different things, or that one issue is more important than the other. But they really aren't that different, because the root of it is the same: no one's life matters more than another's.

No matter what religion, political stance or background you were raised in, we are all humans and we all deserve an equal chance to survive and thrive. If there is more understanding and compassion, why would anyone want to murder an animal or an animal?

It starts with being open to being exposed to things you aren't used to. It might be hard and feel weird and it takes a lot of time and effort to be compassionate. But humans are biologically built to work together, to help each other, and to love each other.

Once you begin educating yourself, that leads to really putting yourself in other people's (or animals') shoes. Apply that acceptance to politics and social issues, and all the problems our society faces are solved. Okay, it's not as easy at that but it's a start. Loving each other is what it's all about, people.

Well, you've made it this far. Click here to learn more about veganism.


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I'm A Woman And You Can't Convince Me Breastfeeding In Public Is OK In 2019

Sorry, not sorry.

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Lately, I have seen so many people going off on social media about how people shouldn't be upset with mothers breastfeeding in public. You know what? I disagree.

There's a huge difference between being modest while breastfeeding and just being straight up careless, trashy and disrespectful to those around you. Why don't you try popping out a boob without a baby attached to it and see how long it takes for you to get arrested for public indecency? Strange how that works, right?

So many people talking about it bring up the point of how we shouldn't "sexualize" breastfeeding and seeing a woman's breasts while doing so. Actually, all of these people are missing the point. It's not sexual, it's just purely immodest and disrespectful.

If you see a girl in a shirt cut too low, you call her a slut. If you see a celebrity post a nude photo, you call them immodest and a terrible role model. What makes you think that pulling out a breast in the middle of public is different, regardless of what you're doing with it?

If I'm eating in a restaurant, I would be disgusted if the person at the table next to me had their bare feet out while they were eating. It's just not appropriate. Neither is pulling out your breast for the entire general public to see.

Nobody asked you to put a blanket over your kid's head to feed them. Nobody asked you to go feed them in a dirty bathroom. But you don't need to basically be topless to feed your kid. Growing up, I watched my mom feed my younger siblings in public. She never shied away from it, but the way she did it was always tasteful and never drew attention. She would cover herself up while doing it. She would make sure that nothing inappropriate could be seen. She was lowkey about it.

Mindblowing, right? Wait, you can actually breastfeed in public and not have to show everyone what you're doing? What a revolutionary idea!

There is nothing wrong with feeding your baby. It's something you need to do, it's a part of life. But there is definitely something wrong with thinking it's fine to expose yourself to the entire world while doing it. Nobody wants to see it. Nobody cares if you're feeding your kid. Nobody cares if you're trying to make some sort of weird "feminist" statement by showing them your boobs.

Cover up. Be modest. Be mindful. Be respectful. Don't want to see my boobs? Good, I don't want to see yours either. Hard to believe, I know.

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