December 2012 Blog Posts (69)

To Light

O Lord and essence of Light

Lead me from the unreal to the real

From darkness to Light

From death to immortality

 

                             Brhadaranyaka Upanishad

Added by Vijitatma Dasa on December 31, 2012 at 6:53am — No Comments

The True Costs of Fur

While there are many aspects of animal rights I am passionate about- The Anti Fur Movement is one I care about a great deal.  I abhor wearing fur. I think it's possibly one of the most grotesque and perverse things a human being can do- especially in our society where we have other sources of material at our disposal at much more affordable prices. This isn't the stone age- we do not need to run around in our loin cloth and bag on our chests anymore.

I've had so many people…

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Added by Ciarra Dawn on December 31, 2012 at 6:00am — 5 Comments

Happy New Year haha

I'm trying to find this meme that really just captures the stupidity behind the demand of "respect"- respect for an action which causes suffering. Asked my friend to repost it, so when I find it I want to share it here :)  Again it reminds me of this quote:

“Asking vegans to respect your decision to eat meat is on par with asking feminists to respect sexists, asking Poc to respect racists and asking homosexuals to respect homophobes. It is ludicrous to think that difference in opinion…

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Added by Lauren Woods on December 31, 2012 at 1:00am — 4 Comments

Film/Documentary: "Forks Over Knives" - Two thumbs up, 4 paws up, 5 Stars, Perfect 10!

Hello All! Just watched this film for the first time yesterday and I can't wait to share it with as many as possible! It is a must-see! Please share with your friends, families, and loved ones. This should definitely "hit home" with most meat eaters, whilst not serving them a steaming heap of guilt like, say, Earthlings seems to do. "Forks Over Knives" is simply one of the most biologically&chemically correct, research oriented, and statistically sound documentary you will ever see on…

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Added by Jason Nicholas on December 30, 2012 at 8:30pm — 3 Comments

Can you feel your good qualities more as a vegan such as your compassion and patience?

I feel I can handle the world and life better Can you ?How do you feel?

Added by EpiphanyTaichi on December 30, 2012 at 12:25pm — 3 Comments

Do you realize your surrounded by meat eaters ...Is the world full of those who are afflicted ?

Those that come after you aggressively 

Those who are held down by negativity 

Those that are always craving power

those who dont care and dont move with their hearts but there stomachs 

Its amazing how you get enlightened and Im just wondering and sympathetic and a little like wow not trying to yield to being afraid that I am surrounded when its not totally clear one day that most people who eat meat dont even know why the monks at the…

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Added by EpiphanyTaichi on December 30, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Everyone id love your input on why we craved certain meats

someone put a post about how fear and death transfer to you from the animal and its been in my mind as I transistion today it came over me the craving of fish and I started to feel it and think about it why do I want fish so bad why is this craving haunting me and trying to make me yield to it is it really that serious?

This below came to me : Id love to hear u guess input especially that person that enlightened me on how those negative feelings transfer from the meat to you .....u…

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Added by EpiphanyTaichi on December 30, 2012 at 7:57am — 7 Comments

Meet Your Protein content in Veg Foods and meat

Added by Naveen Kumar K T Kuttandra on December 29, 2012 at 6:10pm — No Comments


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Judgmental thoughts are dangerous.

As we all know Jesus had many things to say about judgmental thinking and none of them were good.He taught that God is the only one qualified to judge how other people live and if we're smart,we'd mind our own business and keep our judgmental thoughts to ourself.Even better we need to leave the business of judgment up to God and change the focus of our life to love.



Jesus made it clear that none of us are qualified to act as judge or jury on the compromises and choices that…

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Added by Jenii Saladtarian on December 29, 2012 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Inside the North Pole… Alien Encounters BY: ABHAYA MUDRA DASI

Inside the North Pole… Alien Encounters BY: ABHAYA MUDRA DASI

Dec 27, 2012 — BLOEVGRAD, BULGARIA (SUN) —

 

It is said that there are many unseen passages from Earth which lead to different regions of our universe. Some lead up and some lead down. There are fourteen planetary systems in our universe. At night we see Svargaloka as a chandelier of stars over our heads and if we are observant we can distinguish that the movement of this plane is similar to the twisting of a…

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Added by Vijitatma Dasa on December 29, 2012 at 8:23am — No Comments

Polar Bears Need Your Help

Did you know that there are only 20,000 polar bears left in the wild?

If hunting and pelt sales continue to thrive- that number will diminish to HALF of what it is now by the end of next year.  

Polar Bears are already struggling to cope with disappearing Arctic sea ice, not to mention overfishing and pollution. What they don't need is commercial…

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Added by Ciarra Dawn on December 29, 2012 at 7:44am — 3 Comments

Meat Dreams

So I ave the most clearest minded dream last night it was interesting I could actually see ever detail of my dream when before my mind had been so cloudy I couldnt remember my dreams or really see whats going on Im waking up today feeling clean and clear minded The dream was contradictory though I was at someones how and there were cooking what used to be my favorite chopped beef and the had as a side a pot of cooked fresh broccoli I asked could i try some and she said ok as she went…

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Added by EpiphanyTaichi on December 28, 2012 at 9:20pm — No Comments

Im finding being creative helps

You'd suprised what you can make ...before when it wasnt I guess my time to be veggie about ten years ago I couldnt figure out what to eat it wasnt easy so i ended up going back but now that i feel its my time for real due to a shift in my life and awareness I am making myself be creative for example I made on a good bread with cheese and tomatoes something like a pizza...trying using different breads...also instead of just eating the tofus I make a dish out of them like i tried the fish…

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Added by EpiphanyTaichi on December 28, 2012 at 11:38am — No Comments

The Most Wonderful Thing In The World

In the great epic Mahabharata the wise King Yudhisthira is asked a series of questions by a Yamaraja,the Lord of Death [ in disguise].Here are some of the more prominent questions and his answers.

 

Q. How is it possible for a man to always have a companion?A. Steady intelligence serves a man as a helpful companion always.

Q. How can a breathing man be said not to live? A. A man though he breathes,is considered not to be alive if he does not offer anything to the…

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Added by Vijitatma Dasa on December 28, 2012 at 3:00am — No Comments

How do you be friends with meat eaters?

I know a LOT of people who don't mind eating meat. I just ignore them. But it is really frustrating when I talk to people about factory farming and they just don't care. I just loose so much respect for them. And they are really nice and smart friends, but don't understand why that is wrong.

Should I still be friends with them? Should I still tirelessly explain why it's wrong, or should I just grind my teeth every-time I see them?

Added by April Marie Aldrich on December 27, 2012 at 10:29am — 9 Comments


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A little longer to go.

Well, in order to understand others,we've got to step back from it a little bit.Remember our intentions.You’d like the world to be a better place?Right?You would like appropriate things to take place?You would like to be a facilitator to help people realize things?

 

Now, as you talk about why you’re wanting, what you want, you have to always…

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Added by Jenii Saladtarian on December 27, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

The Cows of Truck 615

I was at the gas station filling up the tank when I saw it pull in. A huge livestock trailer loudly buzzed through the lot and parked by the diesel tanks. I could here them calling out, crying from across the lot. Their sorrow filled bellows made my heart sink to the ground. Impulse got the best of me as it always does, and I was off.

As I crossed the lot, I saw the huge black numbers sprawled across the side of the trailer: '615'. I couldn't help but think it should be '666' instead.…

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Added by Ciarra Dawn on December 27, 2012 at 7:00am — 3 Comments

Meat can hide in anything, Three foods to watch out for

1. French Fries. You might not know this, but 2 out of 3 fry recipes get their flavor by soaking in beef, chicken, or other animal fat. I have cut them out of my diet to prevent this.

2. Gelatin. Before you pick up a cup of Jello, be aware it is made by boiling pig/horse feet to get the gelatin.

3. Lard. In order for companies to create lard, they must cut open a hog to collect the fat. It is then made into lard.

Sorry if I grossed you out. Just stating the facts.

Added by RissiD on December 27, 2012 at 3:55am — 45 Comments

Christmas is a Time for Giving

By Nathan Roberts



I am not really someone to whinge but how can people truly complain about animal abuse,  and claim love their pets and in general love animals if they actively take part in their consumption? I realise many people are uneducated about the disgusting ways in which meat is harvested and…

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Added by Xiao Kang on December 26, 2012 at 8:30pm — 1 Comment


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What are your New Year's Resolutions?

My Top 4 New Year's Resolutions

1.Inspire Someone

My main goal in life is to help people and to inspire people. .Thats all that matters to me, is helping others and turning their bad life's, memories and moments into good ones. Every person can make a difference in someones life.

2.Be confident…

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Added by Jenii Saladtarian on December 26, 2012 at 2:30am — No Comments

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