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The Bomb in the Brain

This 6-part video series, which features youtuber and philosopher Stefan Molyneux, explores the causes of violence, and the effects of childhood trauma on brain development. It is an important and interesting subject, particularly if you are interested in psychology, the causes of violence or child development. (If you only have time to watch one video, […]

Why Slaughterhouses Should Be Illegal

Introduction Slaughterhouses have no place in the 21st century; they are barbaric, unnecessary, cause suffering to both animals and humans, and the killing of countless lives who wanted to live and be free. Problems Mental health problems – [1] http://www.mercyforanimals.org/slaughterhouse-workers-have-ptsd-from-killing [2] https://www.texasobserver.org/ptsd-in-the-slaughterhouse/ Amputations – https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jul/05/amputations-serious-injuries-us-meat-industry-plant Slaughterhouse workers are more likely to be violent http://www.news.com.au/national/slaughterhouse-workers-are-more-likely-to-be-violent-study-shows/news-story/f16165f66f38eb04a289eb8bd7f7f273 Slaughterhouses and increased crime rates [1] http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1086026609338164 [2] https://scholars.opb.msu.edu/en/publications/slaughterhouses-and-increased-crime-rates-an-empirical-analysis-o-3 […]

Animal Liberation

Welcome to post #2. The theme of this post is veganism and animal liberation, which I have been learning about extensively over the last year or so, and have been campaigning for through both online and street activism. I even started making an album of vegan related songs. Many people overcomplicate this topic, not because […]

How to Reduce Suffering

Introduction Suffering and pain are almost inevitable experiences that we will all face at some point in our lives. Whether it is psychological, emotional, physical, or even spiritual, it is unfortunately very likely that we will endure some amount of hardship in one way or another. Having said that, there is a great difference between […]

How to Deal with Suicidal Feelings

Introduction Suicide is the intentional taking of your own life, which invariably is preceded by suicidal thoughts and feelings. This post aims to address and shed some light on this difficult but important health problem. According to a recent article on time.com, “U.S. suicide rates are at their highest since World War II, according to […]

Violence Towards Vegans

Introduction Despite the fact that some people claim vegans are ‘violent’, ‘militant’, or ‘extremists’, and often use these excuses to justify them not becoming a vegan, there is a growing list of evidence to the contrary—that it is nonvegans who are usually the violent ones:   Evidence Farmer assaults vegan activist Earthling Ed – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKCeni9pMXU Punched […]