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Vegetarianism/Veganism in Buddhism

The Buddha lists several reasons for not eating meat: Present-day animals may have been one's kin in the past. One's own parents and relat…

Started by Poonam DJ in Community Assistance

2 Sep 17, 2016
Reply by Poonam DJ

Vegan kids

"What do you think about parents forcing veganism on their children? It is no different than parents forcing anti-racist or anti-sexist bel…

Started by Poonam DJ in Community Assistance

3 Sep 18, 2016
Reply by vp sasidharan

Activism - Brutal or Gentle

Do you think activism comes in many forms ? What is your method of activism ? Do you post brutal and graphic images and run the risk of bei…

Started by Poonam DJ in Community Assistance

3 May 18, 2016
Reply by Jenii Saladtarian

Pressure to stay sunny all the time !

Optimism is a pressure - it is stress inducing and intelligence lowering. Pessimism is a release, it is relaxing and mind expanding. So say…

Started by Poonam DJ in Community Assistance

8 Mar 14, 2015
Reply by Anne

Are you religious ?

Is religion just about God and dogmas ? The problem or trouble I think, is in relating too closely to our identity as Hindus, Muslims, Chri…

Started by Poonam DJ in Free Talk

74 Jan 20, 2015
Reply by Poonam DJ

Watch your mouth !

Current English usage is speciesist. It glorifies the human species and belittles all others. Just as sexist language demeans women, specie…

Started by Poonam DJ in Community Assistance

7 Nov 2, 2014
Reply by Anne

Veganism all the way ..

Can we be sure that 100% veganism in a rampantly growing population will not cause a food problem? Is there enough land and other resources…

Started by Poonam DJ in Community Assistance

8 Oct 20, 2014
Reply by ram k

Refined white sugar is not vegan ??

Many vegans do not eat foods that are processed using animal products, such as refined white sugar and some wines. I didn't know about thi…

Started by Poonam DJ in Vegan and Vegetarian Discussions

11 Mar 2, 2015
Reply by Blu Pam Marshall

Vegetarianism and Islam

Let me begin this discussion by wishing all my Muslims comrades a very happy Eid today. Eid Mubarak .. Actually qurban, the animal slaughte…

Started by Poonam DJ in Community Assistance

18 Sep 27, 2014
Reply by Poonam DJ

A new Vegan

I am a new Vegan in a family of vegetarians. I have just made the transition from being a vegetarian . I have very consciously tried elimin…

Started by Poonam DJ in Animal Rights and Welfare

6 Jul 23, 2014
Reply by Poonam DJ

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