Search found 4 matches

by jeanh
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Intro post
Replies: 8
Views: 945

Re: Intro post

Thank you for replying with civility. You're mistaken that I had been seeking an "echo chamber". Not sure why that presumption would arise. I have no interest in hanging around where I'm being presumed to be closed minded or moronic from the outset, and further reading on some topics on this board (...
by jeanh
Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:17 am
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Intro post
Replies: 8
Views: 945

Re: Intro post

Perhaps I have stepped into the wrong environment, however. I have, since registering, read a few threads that indicate an anti-deontological tendency on this board, and this is at times worded in very immature, disrespectful ways. I think I have little choice but to seek like minded, consistent veg...
by jeanh
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Intro post
Replies: 8
Views: 945

Re: Intro post

Thanks for asking! I went vegetarian as a teenager for ethical reasons, but didn't face up to vegetarianism's moral incoherence until I was about 40 and started reading animal rights theory. Connecting with animal activists and vegans online (lurking in their conversations, seeing thoughtful, empath...
by jeanh
Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Intro post
Replies: 8
Views: 945

Intro post

I have been an abolitionist vegan for six years. I have participated in online philosophical reading groups on the topic of animal rights and vegan advocacy, and benefited greatly from them (in terms of being a more philosophically grounded and informed advocate for nonhuman animals). I would like t...