A 30 Day Humility Challenge for Vegans

Be the change, don’t use the change to inflate your ego

Where’s the f***ing steak?

Just as the hippies took the spiritual teachings and turned them into a cult, the vegans are doing the same with the plant-based diet.

Some time ago, a group of Vegans raided a steakhouse in Melbourne.

  • Was the business affected in any way other than receiving free publicity?
  • Did any of the customers stop eating steak as a result?

Was the business affected in any way other than receiving free publicity?

Vegans do not have this kind of power because by identifying as ‘vegan’, they remove all of their power as consumers.

Did any of the customers stop eating steak as a result?

I decided to eat meat again so I could give it up again when my pride and fear had dissolved. Simple enough.

Chicken is delicious. That's just a fact.

Meat eaters aren’t eating meat because they hate animals, or because they don’t know where meat comes from. Protests like this are sad because they presume that meat-eaters are violating some universal moral code and that they are bad people.

‘You know Mortimer, I quite fancy an eggplant parmigiana this evening’

Isn’t it the actions that matter and nothing else?

This brings me to my point. If I am vegan three days a week and I call myself a vegan, how does that make you feel (as a vegan)?

  • Do you feel any anger towards me, like I am claiming to be a fully-fledged member of your club when I am not?
  • Are you using your veganism as a way to inflate your ego and identify yourself?

For thirty days, do not admit to being vegan at any point and do not bring it up in any conversation. If somebody asks you if you are a vegan, say NO and see how your mind reacts.

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