I certainly went vegan for animal rights reasons too. But I’m happy for anyone to find their way there in any way, with the hopes that once they’re eating plant-based, they will finally allow themselves to think about what they used to do and the impact it had. It is so difficult for many people to conceptualize that when they’re still taking part in it. So my hope is people trying it out as a diet or whatever will pick up some knowledge (like this piece here) of other reasons, and those reasons will make it stick. Because, yes, I agree, when you’re doing it because you believe it’s the right thing to do (rather than for personal reasons related to willpower), then it no longer feels difficult to stick with it. ❤

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