The Carnage of the film, Carnage: Part Two

In its futuristic scenario, the mockumentary, Carnage, makes the absurd claim that “no one knew what to eat” when intensive animal farming collapsed after the super swine ‘flu epidemic of 2021 and “strict, new animal welfare laws” made meat too expensive. That is, until Freddy Jayashankar, a charismatic, celebrity vegan chef came along in 2023…

The Carnage of the film, Carnage: Part One

“This is the story of how people became compassionate, and how meat became people.” From this point, five minutes into the BBC mockumentary, Carnage: Swallowing the Past, I’m bracing myself for the worst. Simon Amstell, writer and director, is widely quoted as making another statement that serves as fair warning that if we’re expecting Carnage…

Abolitionism and Discrimination

I'm reposting here, with some minor modifications, a response I made a few months ago to a comment on The Abolitionist Approach Facebook Page. Unfortunately, I don't have a copy of that comment, which has now been deleted. However, the gist of it was that the person concerned felt that abolitionist animal rights has no…