Author Archives: Royce

Human Hubris

There is a post over at Treehugger by Christine Lepisto about the effects of anthropomorphism on the environmental movement. Her lead is a viral video of a crow using a jar lid as a sled on a Russian roof. Her … Continue reading

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Georges Bataille–Slaughterhouses

Georges Batailles–October, Vol. 36, Georges Bataille: Writings on Laughter, Sacrifice, Nietzsche, Un-knowing (Spring, 1986), 10-13. P.S. Hopefully I’ll be writing something soon.

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carnism unearthed, or the invisibility of beasts

I am an invisible man. No, I am not a spook like those that haunted Edgar Allen Poe; nor am I one of your Hollywood-movie ectoplasms. I am a man of substance, of flesh and bone, fiber and liquids—and I … Continue reading

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What Vegans Say About Carnism

From the Carnism.com section for meat-eaters: In order to eat the flesh or excretions of a once-living being, we need to disconnect, psychologically and emotionally, from the truth of our experience. We need to “numb” our authentic thoughts and emotions, … Continue reading

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Another Self Proclaimed Carnist

Turns out there is another self-proclaimed carnist on the scene: food writer, Josh Ozersky. Who proposes the “Carnist Challenge.” Which is the usual making meat-eating cruelty free.

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Oikos and the Ox, or for the ox pt. 3

It is truly unfortunate for the ox that we, in the center of the capitalist world, at the very moment we developed a plough with no need for an ox developed an equally sophisticated machine in the abattoir. Continue reading

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flesh made meat, or for the ox pt. 2

For whom does the ox wait? For no one. There is only the master and the ox, and the master cannot betray ou’s own well-being. And the ox lacks the mental facilities to realize it’s own potential for liberation. As … Continue reading

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