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Anke goes Vegan

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First things first, I’m really good at this blogging thing. Such consistent content and so eloquently written. You can really tell that I'm studying linguistics.
Anyway, this might be interesting for some of you, and after posting two political blog posts I feel like I should write about a topic that's a little lighter, like animal slaughter for example.
Yes, I’m a vegan now. And yes, I have an abundance of tote bags. Don't ask me why, but whenever I hear the word „vegan“ I think of tote bags.
And no, this is not going to be a blog post where I shame y'all for eating meat.
The word „vegan“ has a whole lot of negative connotations. People immediately assume that I’ll lecture them about animal abuse and such. I don't mind people eating a steak in front of me, and yet they feel bad for eating meat when I’m around. And not because I have to witness it, but because they feel bad for the animal. It’s like I’m the personified bad conscience that you usually lock away, bu…