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I used to be like this.
-Oh, the cool kids smoke, I better smoke too
-Oh, the cool kids drink, I better drink too
-Oh, the cool kids are on Facebook/Insta/Snappy/TikTok, I better be on them too
-Oh, the cool kids are going to a steakhouse, so I ...
The article in The Conversation, written by Susan Jebb and Elisa Becker, talks about 'social eating' when in a social setting, which is in contrast to what we eat when we are alone or at home.
"Oh I only smoke socially."
"I don't drink, only when catching up with mates!"
"Thank you for inviting me to the 'Brazilian animal meat only restaurant'... I am a #vegan / #vegetarian, but I will leave my morals, values, principles, spine, self worth, integrity, and opinion of myself, at home, and sure, just so I can fit in, I will come and be your friend!"
This was me, once upon a time. No thought on anyone (or any animal) but myself, misaligned values, few principles, spineless, worthless, no integrity, valuing the opinion of others more than my own, wanting to fit in, just so I can be friends.
But not anymore. 🌱
A night in alone is preferable to company that eat in places with no vegan options. No amount of friendship or social status or prestige or class or popularity or arbitrary reward will ever justify fitting in to that world.
I invite all the #vegans to click on the link and be baffled like I was at some of the garbage comments. 🤨🥴😮😶
i love kate because she:
a) clarified her statement about theresa may
b) has been vegetarian forever &, in 1980, schooled delia smith about it
c) has donated to the hunt saboteurs
d) is in a complete league of her own
#kateBush #illustration #portrait #vegetarian #music #huntsabs