A Simple and Unique Case for Veganism

Examining why eating a plant-based diet so special and powerful


As I head into my fourth year of being vegan, my conviction surrounding it being an important part of my life grows only stronger. I’ve been ruminating on why that is, and I think I’ve found an answer.

No other way of eating is rooted in love and compassion.

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Reading Log: Buddhism for Beginners

An approachable intro to Buddhism using a question and answer format

I’ve been interested in Buddhism since around the time I started meditating last year. I’ve watched some videos and done some reading. I understand the core tenants, but it’s all still quite new to me. A few months ago at the local hippie bookstore in Portland I saw the book Buddhism for Beginners by Thubten Chodron and decided to pick it up. It sat on my bookshelf unread until last week.

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