Saving animals is not enough (5)

What Tatjana had planned, she put into practice. It was so easy, much easier than she thought, to eat no animal products. The vegan community in particular was very supportive. Primarily when she was dealing with non-vegans, because that was one of the strangest experiences I’ve had to go through. As soon as someone found out that she did not eat cruelty to animals, she was ridiculed, at best, but mostly insulted and put down. She no longer understood the world. She tried as far as possible to avoid animal suffering and ultimately also human suffering, and was she attacked for that? She didn’t do anyone any harm, quite the opposite?


Go to Work!

„You can work something!“ Or „They haven’t worked a day!“ I hear such and similar sayings at every demo or protest. Apart from the fact that none of those who puff themselves up, perhaps sitting casually in the coffee house or going on a nice day of shopping, knows what who of us is doing, it seems to be a foregone conclusion that one does not have to comply with this request when one drinking coffee or shopping. You know from yourself that you can recover from a strenuous work week with these activities and, above all, support the economy. Working and consuming are the cornerstones of our capitalist system. Anyone who disobeys, even prevents the poor, intimidated consumers from indulging in their well-deserved spending craze at a demo, cannot hack anything themselves.


The Future is vegan (1): Three Stages of Truth

In the middle of the night, somewhere in Holland. The door of an animal rights activist is broken open, mind the executive, and she is arrested and her car is confiscated. The reason, the police had such a feeling. No reason, no suspicions.

Change of scene to beautiful Austria. During a hunting observation, mind you from a public forest path and outside the actual hunting area, an activist is knocked down, choked and robbed by his camera. The judge said that this activist was only acting and the attackers were acquitted.

Also in Austria, an activist receives threatening letters from hunters who think they have a shot load left for him and that they will set fire to his house. Normally, this would have been a threat to the public. Since it is an animal rights activist, there seems to be no need for action.