will find personal stories by people who have chosen
to stand up for animals with (com)passion
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|Lubomir Stoyanov speeched about the compassionate veggie-way of life, on the Frankfurt Book Fair. His speech is translated in several languages and taped on video.
||Paul Watson: In
an instant, my life was transformed and a purpose
for my life was reverently established.
Hofstede tries to avoid animal suffering when
buying cleaning products and cosmetics.
||Wendy Verhezen quit fishing and started campaigning for aquatic
animals and more.
|Luchi from Argentina describes his inner path to becoming
a fruitarian in a carnivoreus country.
||Lidia Alonso is
helping us translate articles into Spanish and wants
to show her respect for animals.
Gort worked at a pig slaughterhouse for one
day and reports.
philosophy is: every individual (animals included)
has a right to respect.
van Beek explains why she stands up for animals.
||Frans Klaver is
a magnetizer and psychic. He thinks that we should
look upon animals as our equals (again).
Huisman turned from meat-eater to confirmed
Tietjens wrote a one-act play in which in a
sort of prayer she asks herself why she is a vegetarian.
|Maaike Moulijn reacted to the question whether you can make children
accept and copy your vegetarian lifestyle.
||Marijke Santen had
a run-in with a fisherman and decided to devote
herself to animals in general and fish in particular.
Ingen Housz-Menalda (with the "meat = suffering"-sticker
action) wonders why people fail to see the suffering
of animals in factory farming.
a vegan step by step after collecting more and more
information. Now he wants to inform others through
his own Internet site (Stop Animal Suffering) about
the injustice we do to animals in serving as our
|Josefien Klaassen has always found it incomprehensible that people
feel superior to animals.
Plaquet says: "the root of the problem
is in human liberation: people who are truly free
will also be free from the desire to limit animals
in their existence".
|In memoriam: on 24th September 2000 animal advocate Mies van Oosten-Poortman,
founder and president of Rechten voor al wat leeft
(Rights for all that lives) passed away. She was
known for the free-range egg, among other things.
||Miriam Kenter wants to teach others how to handle horses.