Dr. Roger Yates.                         • Vegan since 1979         • (1977+) Member Hunt Saboteurs Association          •...
“VEE – GUN”1944Donald Watson (co-founder of the British Vegan Society).“non-dairy vegetarians.”“The beginning and end of v...
Definitions of veganism• 1946) “Man’s food should be derived from  fruits, nuts, vegetables, grains, and other  wholesome ...
1964• “Veganism is a way of life which  excludes all forms of exploitation of, and  cruelty to, the animal kingdom, and  i...
1980• “Veganism is a way of living on the  products of the plant kingdom to the  exclusion of  flesh, fish, fowl, eggs, ho...
Different “types” of vegan?     •ETHICAL •ENVIRONMENTAL      •HEALTH•FOR HUMAN RIGHTS             7
•THE MORALBASELINE OF THEANIMAL RIGHTS  MOVEMENT                  8
Recentproposals/controversies• “Road-kill”• Eggs• Honey• Fishes• “Lacto-vegan”• “Venison”               9
Gateway…•The modern view…•…be as vegan as possible.                             10
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Veganism Conwy 2012

  1. 1. Dr. Roger Yates. • Vegan since 1979 • (1977+) Member Hunt Saboteurs Association • (1982) BUAV executive committee member • Sea Shepherd crew member (Orkney Islands, Scotland) • Helped to start the first Animal Rights Shop in Liverpool • Co-founded the Fur Action Group• Co-founded Edelson Action Group/Hazleton Action Group/Wild Bird Action Group • Active in the Northern Animal Liberation League (NALL) • Press officer for the Animal Liberation Front Supporters Group • Presently lecturing in sociology at UCD, co-founder of Animal Education 2 Outreach and press officer for Vegan Ireland
  2. 2. “VEE – GUN”1944Donald Watson (co-founder of the British Vegan Society).“non-dairy vegetarians.”“The beginning and end of vegetarian.”The spirit of pioneers. 3
  3. 3. Definitions of veganism• 1946) “Man’s food should be derived from fruits, nuts, vegetables, grains, and other wholesome non-animal products.”• Vegans “should exclude flesh, fish, fowl, eggs, honey, and animals’ milk, butter and cheese.”• [(1947) the aspirations of an emerging social movement]:• “Extend and organise Veganism nationally and internationally and to 4 facilitate contacts between those following the Vegan Way of Life.”
  4. 4. 1964• “Veganism is a way of life which excludes all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, the animal kingdom, and includes a reverence and compassion for all life – [incorporating ideas from Albert Schweitzer]• “…Veganism remembers man’s responsibilities to the earth and its resources and seeks to bring about a healthy soil and plant kingdom and a proper use of the materials of the earth.” 5
  5. 5. 1980• “Veganism is a way of living on the products of the plant kingdom to the exclusion of flesh, fish, fowl, eggs, honey, animal milk and its derivatives (the taking of honey being left to individual 6 conscience).”
  6. 6. Different “types” of vegan? •ETHICAL •ENVIRONMENTAL •HEALTH•FOR HUMAN RIGHTS 7
  7. 7. •THE MORALBASELINE OF THEANIMAL RIGHTS MOVEMENT 8
  8. 8. Recentproposals/controversies• “Road-kill”• Eggs• Honey• Fishes• “Lacto-vegan”• “Venison” 9
  9. 9. Gateway…•The modern view…•…be as vegan as possible. 10

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