Author: VeganShift

Vegan is More than a Lifestyle; It is an Ethic

Lifestyles can be, and are often unconscious, indifferent, unexamined, superficial, unjust, self-centered, flippant and transient, whereas ethics are conscious, empathetic, examined, intentional, just, self-less, principled and permanent. If people are driven and inspired by being a good samaritan, ethics (and morality) are integral parts of their “lifestyle”. Many vegans strive to integrate all of the latter standards in their imperfect […]

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Take the NASA Million Dollar Family Challenge

Purpose of the “NASA Million Dollar Family Challenge”: A positive method of stimulating peaceful, innovative vegan solutions and ideas to current unjust and violent system infrastructure. Build bridges to our community by inviting people or policy makers to take the “NASA Million Dollar Family Challenge” when they ask thoughtful genuine questions or especially when they make thoughtless, arcane, barbaric, or […]

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VeganShift Founder, Eriyah Flynn, gets 1 minute to do an impromptu FRED talk in LA, CA.

Have you ever wondered why so many people are going vegan everywhere everyday? Ever heard of a FRED talk? @Eriyah talks @WorldVeganShift with #SteveGlenn @ #FREDTalk in LA: Check out this response to the question: “Have you ever wondered why people are going vegan rapidly everywhere everyday?” If you have ever had someone say, “Yeah, I’ve wondered.” in a sarcastic […]

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“No Option” is Not an Option for Vegans

Originally published as two individual pieces as separate letters to the editor and later were combined into a single article for The Free Press here: http://freepress.org/article/%E2%80%9Cno-option%E2%80%9D-not-option-vegans If you have never heard of the word “vegan,” this is a definition: someone who has acknowledged the fact that animals are fully conscious individuals who desire freedom and as such, warrant the same […]

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Becoming the Ardent Vegan Advocate

I’ve been an ardent vegan advocate since 2000. I became vegan because I am an animal lover. I was born and raised to respect animals and had believed I was an animal lover my entire life; although regrettably, I did not become vegan until I was in my late 20’s. A series of events awakened my consciousness; Moby’s “Everything Is […]

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Treatise for a Vegan Shift

People often ask me: “Why are you a vegan? Is it for ethical or health reasons?” as if it is a binary issue. Statements like this exemplify there is tremendous opportunity to raise the level of consciousness about the true insidious and pervasive impacts of the single behavior of an animal-based diet/culture. To illustrate this dilemma, I would share with […]

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