Just arrived in Denver after flying through a huge storm, and almost having to stop for fuel because we were running low. I’ve never been on a flight that I thought I was going to die on, but we made it
"Would you give up eating meat if you were persuaded that factory farming was cruel and unethical? Hypothetically, in other words, how difficult and inconvenient would it be to act upon your own moral concerns? Why is industrial farming wrong by your own standards, yet not a serious enough wrong to warrant a change in your own daily choices? Think of the effect that this decision alone would have on modern agriculture, more millions of consumers making that one little effort every day to spare the creatures from needless misery."
Hanging with these amazing student organizers who asked me to speak at the Yale Law School Student Animal Legal Defense Fund and the Connecticut Bar Association, Animal Law Section’s Ag-gag Conference. Such a great conference with photography associations, whistleblower protection orgs, and the Center For Food Safety all coming together to explain the dangers of ag-gag laws and why they need to be defeated. Met a woman who blew the whistle on a research laboratory that was abusing macaque monkeys, and one woman who came up to me crying,saying that as a vegetarian, she would now never touch dairy or eggs ever again. In all, this conference prompted a lot of people to ask about getting involved in the movement toward animal liberation, and I couldn’t have been more honored to be there.
"Don’t ask for any advice from them and don’t expect any understanding; but believe in a love that is being stored up for you like an inheritance, and have faith that in this love there is a strength and a blessing so large that you can travel as far as you wish without having to step outside it."
"Someday (and even now, especially in the countries of northern Europe, trustworthy signs are already speaking and shining), someday there will be girls and women whose name will no longer mean the mere opposite of the male, but something in itself, something that makes one think not of any complement and limit, but only of life and reality: the female human being."