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BEING VEGAN – We Must Press On

BEING VEGAN – We Must Press On

By Paul Graham Las Vegas Informer “The intrinsic meaning of animal rights is that no animal should be used or killed for human purposes.  Their rights as individuals are sacred, and no benefit to myself or my taste buds can trump their right to be.”   – Eddie Lama There is a battle going on.  You […]

BEING VEGAN – Horse Carriages Have No Place in Las Vegas

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BEING VEGAN – Horse Carriages Have No Place in Las Vegas

By Paul Graham Las Vegas Informer While the new mayor of New York has vowed to eliminate horse carriages from their city, the Las Vegas City Council this week gave preliminary approval to a company wanting to provide horse carriage rides in Downtown Las Vegas.  While we have seen in recent years great strides here […]

BEING VEGAN – It is Time for the Ridiculousness to End

BEING VEGAN – It is Time for the Ridiculousness to End

By Paul Graham Las Vegas Informer “Veganism is the easiest thing in the world–if you want to do it.”  – Elizabeth Castovia Yes, if you have to want to do it.  You have to be moved both in your heart and mind to realize that the taking of a life of another living being for […]

BEING VEGAN – It Is Time to Take a More Holistic Approach

BEING VEGAN – It Is Time to Take a More Holistic Approach

By Paul Graham Las Vegas Informer When we think of the word “holistic,” we are usually thinking in terms of the treatment of our bodies as a whole instead of the just dealing with individual parts.  The idea is that this is a better and more complete way of dealing with our bodies, to benefit […]

BEING VEGAN – Las Vegans Have the Big Mo Right Now

BEING VEGAN – Las Vegans Have the Big Mo Right Now

By Paul Graham Las Vegas Informer My sports coaches growing up used to talk about the importance of “momentum.”  Some called it “The Big Mo.”  It took a lot of work, some good execution, and some good fortune, but once you had momentum you wanted to keep feeding it and building it and ride it […]

BEING VEGAN – It Is TIme For Only Humans To Be In The Circus

BEING VEGAN – It Is TIme For Only Humans To Be In The Circus

By Paul Graham Las Vegas Informer “Compassion is sometimes the fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else’s skin.  It is the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too.” – Frederick Buechner Imagine what […]

BEING VEGAN – Building A Community That is Making A Difference

BEING VEGAN – Building A Community That is Making A Difference

By Paul Graham Las Vegas Informer I hear people bemoan all the time of the lack of “community” in Las Vegas.  They say how hard it is to get to know people and that neighbors rarely even reach out to one another.  I think that is a bit of a generalization perhaps based on the […]

BEING VEGAN – A Letter to Those Still Eating And Wearing Animals

BEING VEGAN – A Letter to Those Still Eating And Wearing Animals

By Paul Graham Las Vegas Informer Dear Friend, Thank you for allowing me to refer to you as that…even though we may have never met.  I just want you to know that this is not going to be an antagonistic letter in any way.  I would like to speak to you as a friend would […]

BEING VEGAN – Occupy This Book: An Interview with Mickey Z-vegan

BEING VEGAN – Occupy This Book: An Interview with Mickey Z-vegan

By Paul Graham Las Vegas Informer “Imagine if the majority of us woke up tomorrow morning and recognized all forms of life–including ourselves–as part of one collective soul.  If so, how could we not defend that collective soul…by any means necessary?  There’s my definition for activism: defending our collective soul by any means necessary.  Again, […]

BEING VEGAN – Occupy This Book– Mickey Z-vegan on Activism

BEING VEGAN – Occupy This Book– Mickey Z-vegan on Activism

By Paul Graham Las Vegas Informer “What if I told you that I knew a way you could oppose unspeakable animal cruelty, stand up for exploited human workers, help address a human health holocaust, work to reduce the profits and control of the 1%, surrender the hierarchical privilege of species, and do your part to […]

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