'Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism' has been updated, and it's as relevant as ever.
“The platform on which I stand has been constructed by the tireless animal advocates and activists, the unsung heroes, whose courage and commitment to speak the truth in the face of overwhelming social denial—to demand compassion and justice for all beings.” —Melanie Joy
When looking back on my undergraduate years, I think about the moments that truly changed me and shaped my understanding of what being in college really means. Yes, going to class, cramming for tests, being involved are all part of the college culture.
We tend to “believe” in the woke-ness that is “performed” for us. “The more vocal you are, the more confident you appear. And because you appear more confident, you seem to have more influence on other people, who believe you’ll be great at practicing what you claim too,” she says.