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Animal Rights/ General/ vegan history

Philip Wollen The Blazing Speech With Chinese Translation

Philip Wollen, Australian Philanthropist, Former VP of Citibank, Makes Blazing Animal Rights Speech – from here. 澳籍大慈善家,前花旗銀行副總裁,菲利普屋倫就動物權益發表激情演説 Translated by Agnes Tam King Lear, late at night on the cliffs asks the blind Earl of Gloucester “How do you see the world?” 深夜裏,懸崖上,李爾王問瞎眼的格羅斯特伯爵,「你是如何看世界的?」 And the blind man Gloucester replies “I see it feelingly”. 盲人格羅斯特回答道:「我用我的感受去看。」 Shouldn’t we all? 這不正正就是我們該做的嗎? Animals must be off the menu because tonight they are screaming in terror in…

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General/ vegan history/ vegetarian history

Ernest Bell Reflecting On Humans

  “Man is an almost hopelessly conceited animal. He thinks that not only the earth with all that it contains was created for his essential benefit, but also the sky, the sun, and indeed, the whole universe, as far as he has any knowledge of it, were designed for his purposes and welfare. The sun shines to warm him; the earth brings forth fruits to feed him; the mountains contain…

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General/ vegan history/ vegetarian history

70 Years Ago: Vegan Cookbook No. 1: 70 Vegans In The UK

BE DISCERNING BE DETERMINED and dare to BE VEGAN! – G. Allan Henderson …… In 1944, 100% vegetarian Fay Keeling Henderson & G. Allan Henderson were the source of the new word ‘vegan’ – in collaboration with Dorothy and Donald Watson & other friends. Dorothy and Donald Watson are relatively well-known to the huge & diverse 2016 vegan community. Source – see p11 Today, with the help of items in our Ernest Bell Library…

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General/ vegan history

Allvegan To Vegan

Allvega & Allvegan To Vegan The 1944 creation of the word Vegan is usually credited to Dorothy and Donald Watson. Dorothy & Donald Watson getting married. However, in the Vegan News, February 1945 edition, Donald Watson says that two of the Vegan Society’s original members (founding members), Fay Keeling Henderson and G. Allan Henderson, were the source of the idea for the word Vegan. ~ Before the appearance of the first…

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General/ vegan history/ vegetarian history

Cocoa, Certifying Poverty, A Better Future

Unripe Cocoa Pods Growing in Madagascar In this blog post we reflect on: – how cocoa has helped the animal rights movement historically. cocoa’s role in today’s 2016 vegan businesses. the merits and shortfalls of Fair Trade certification, & of the other certification options available to cocoa growers & cocoa processors. alternatives to the current certification options. …… Red Lights Certified ‘Vegan’ chocolate products may contain dairy and egg – especially if they were made on…

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Animal Rights/ General/ vegan history/ vegetarian history

Popeye – Be Kind to “Aminals”

Popeye The Sailor — Be Kind to “Aminals” # 19 February 22, 1935 Popeye and Olive can’t ignore it when Bluto is passing by with his terribly overloaded cart. Bluto is whipping his horse and denying it water. Bluto fights them off for a while, but Popeye and Olive ultimately prevail.  Floyd Buckley … Popeye  Mae Questel … Olive Oyl  Gus Wickie … Bluto  More – here. …… Eat More Veggies Popeye…

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Veganism And Cannibalism – Spoofed And Discussed

1970 Head Waiter: (Michael Palin) Fine. I’m the head waiter. This is a vegetarian restaurant only, we serve no animal flesh of any kind. We’re not only proud of that, we’re smug about it. So if you were to come in here asking me to rip open a small defenseless chicken, so you could chew its skin and eat its intestines, then I’m afraid I’d have to ask you to…

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One Does Not Miss Animal Food

……their cookery is exquisite, so diversified and nutritious that one does not miss animal food; and their own physical forms suffice to show that with them, at least, meat is not required for superior production of muscular fibre. They have no grapes — the drinks extracted from their fruits are innocent and refreshing. Their staple beverage, however, is water, in the choice of which they are very fastidious, distinguishing at…

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General/ Recipes/ vegan history/ vegetarian history/ Video

On Carrots And Carrot Eating

Advertising Card – Undated – Circa 1900 Ernest Bell Library item – — Dis, père, qu’est-ce que ces gens-là qu’on appelle des végétariens? — Ce sont ceux qui vivent de carottes. — Hey, dad, what are these people called vegetarians?— It is those who live on carrots. Size – 7.5 cm by 11.2 cm. Lithograph by –  J. Minot & Cie Editeurs. 5 Rue Béranger, Paris. ……………………………………………………………… Louit Frères et Compagnie…

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Animal Companions/ Animal Rights/ General

And Cats! By Jessey Wade

This blog post remembers the work of two of our favorite animal rights activists. Almost 90 years ago, they were structuring a ‘special society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Cats’, ……and the work continues today – http://www.cats.org.uk/ ……………………………………………………………………………………………………… The Cats’ Protection League – a group of likeminded people led by Jessey Wade who were devoted to promoting the interests of domestic cats. Jessey Wade – the first Chairman Ernest Bell –…

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