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Until we stop harming other living things, we are savages. Thomas Edison
Some historians record the term 'vegan' as coined in 1944 when Elsie Shrigley and Donald Watson, frustrated that the term "vegetarianism" had come to include the eating of dairy products, founded the United Kingdom Vegan Society. They combined the first three and last two letters of vegetarian to form "vegan," which they saw as "the beginning and end of vegetarian.
Veganism is a way of living which excludes all forms of exploitation or cruelty toward the animal kingdom and includes a significant reverence for life as do we Themis Wiccans.
As long as there are slaughterhouses there will be battlefields. Leo Tolstoy
Humans are omnivores and as such have a choice of being herbivores, carnivores or both. Themis Vegans choose to be herbivores. It's perfectly healthy, natural and just.
Veganism applies to the practice of living on the products of the plant kingdom to the exclusion of flesh, fish, fowl, eggs, honey, animal milk and its derivatives (cheese etc.) and encourages the use of alternatives for all commodities derived wholly or in part from animals.
So I am living without fats, without meat, without fish, but am feeling quite well this way. It always seems to me that man was not born to be a carnivore. Albert Einstein
 Bees are exploited (starved) in the farming and harvesting of honey. Their environment is heavily manipulated. Bees lose their lives in the commercial honey industry, due to the way in which they are mishandled.
Be the change you want to see in the world - Ghandi
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