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Environmentalist? Feminist? Animal Activist? Humanitarian? World Peace? Not Vegan?

Environmentalist? Feminist? Animal Activist? Humanitarian? World Peace? Not Vegan?

“In studying the traits and dispositions of the so-called lower animals, and contrasting them with man’s, I find the result humiliating to me.” ~Mark Twain

For us “humane-beings” who believe (tell ourselves) we care about our environment, nonhuman and human animal rights, and promote Peace on Earth, that are not yet Vegan — clearly our cognitive dissonance is rearranging the recycled deck chairs on our Titanic!  

Cognitive dissonance (CD): The state of having inconsistent thoughts, beliefs, or attitudes, esp. as relating to behavioral decisions and attitude change. 


Our Human-Centric Cognitive Dissonance 

We human animals excel at denying that we have inconsistent thoughts (conflicting beliefs) by minimizing the importance of the conflicting belief that is most disruptive: fears of being different, inconvenienced, and/or isolation from our herd. Our most glaring example is that we live in a meat and dairy (MAD) consuming world, and yet claim to love nonhuman animals!? Clearly, for the majority of our human herd, we do not love all nonhuman animals. We tend to love the ones that we feel (believe) are attractive or endearing in some way; especially those who love us back! Human rights and Peace activist know this phenomenon well — we do this with human animals also; especially when we want something from them!

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The Zeitgeist Movement RBE?–Veganism Is A Resource-Based Economy!

The Zeitgeist Movement RBE?--Veganism IS A Resource-Based Economy!

Are we within The Zeitgeist Movement

demonizing money same as religions use “Evil”!?

Are we — who avow a Resource-Based Economy (RBE) — within The Zeitgeist Movement (TZM) certain that money is the root of all evil? Do we really know the origins of scarcity and corruption (fear)? Will we humble ourselves before the facts of our exponentially declining resources, and temper our consumption to create abundance and equality (Love)? Presently our gluttonous consumption is massacring our resources, and threatening any possibility for a RBE, or any sustainable future. “The fact is, efficiency, sustainability, and abundance are enemies of profit.” ~Zeitgeist Addendum. Does this mean we simply wait for “the coming of” a RBE, while patronizing, yet cursing, the profiteers of doom?  Read the rest of this entry

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