The consequent inertia of the mass, most terrible of all resistance to overcome

These elements are entrenched wrong, the vested interests which thrive upon it, the cold-blooded indifference of those whose withers are unwrung, the timidity and selfishness of all who dread disturbance of established order, the fear of ridicule for the unpopular minority—the consequent inertia of the mass, most terrible of all resistance to overcome. ~ Edward […]

Lacto-vegetarianism is but a half-way house

The unquestionable cruelty associated with the production of dairy produce has made it clear that lacto-vegetarianism is but a half-way house between flesh-eating and a truly humane, civilised diet, and we think, therefore, that during our life on earth we should try to evolve sufficiently to make the “full journey” [to veganism]. ~ Donald Watson […]

The slave power always laughed at the political and economic arguments against it

The slave power always laughed at the political and economic arguments against it. Calhoun the ablest defender of the system, was acute enough to see that slavery could survive only upon the ground that it was right. [William Lloyd] Garrison put aside all questions of policy or expediency, and demanded immediate and unconditional emancipation because […]