Author: VeganShift

Cowspiracy Spreading the Vegan Virus?

Here is an article that in spite of its rude headline (Vegan Virus?) had some encouraging words about the effectiveness of the documentary film, Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret. We were compelled to make the following comment on a statement within the article: Article Highlight: “Committed carnivores admit to avoiding it in case it puts them off eating meat.” Response: FEAR […]

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Your Plate vs. The Planet – The Center for Biological Diversity Surveyed Thier Membership on 4.13.2015

So excited to see an actual conservation advocacy group taking this issue seriously. They have followed the “meat industry” is the problem bandwagon in dipping their toe in the water to see how their membership is going to respond to getting real about what must be done on behalf of biodiversity. Although, we want to make it clear that, “meat” […]

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Why I Will Always Be Vegan

If I ever wanted to be worthy of living, it was to be as a person who lived with integrity, courage, honor and consistently with my values for truth, liberty, justice, respect, dignity, equality, empathy, kindness, compassion and peace for all earthlings. I will never be able to undo what I have unconsciously and unquestioningly participated in for far too […]

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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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VeganStreet’s Rockstar 10 Questions Interview with Vegan Shift Founder Eriyah Flynn

Ten Questions: Vegan Rockstar Edition with Eriyah Flynn One of the things that is most exciting to me about the animal advocacy movement has always been how individuals can create so much good in the world with just an attitude of motivation. Eriyah Flynn of Columbus, OH and her organization, Vegan Shift, is one such example. As a longtime vegan with many years […]

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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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