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Guide to Dealing with Carnist Trolls on Vegan Pages by The Vegan Project

The Vegan Project Global As a vegan, dealing with carnist trolls on vegan pages can be frustrating and challenging. It's important to understand how to handle these situations with grace and respect, while still defending your beliefs. In this guide, we'll provide some tips on how to deal with carnist trolls on vegan pages. Understand Their Perspective It's essential to understand where these carnist trolls are coming from. Not everyone understands the vegan lifestyle or the reasons behind it. Many people have grown up eating meat and animal products their entire lives, and it's difficult for them to understand why someone would choose to live differently. It's important to be patient and calm when responding to their comments. Avoid getting defensive or attacking them personally . Try to listen to their perspective, and respond respectfully. Stick to the Facts When responding to carnist trolls, it's crucial to stick to the facts and provide evidence to suppo

How Trolls' Negative Comments Help to Promote Veganism

 by Michael Corthell , founder of The Vegan Project While internet trolls' negative comments about veganism may seem counterproductive to promoting the vegan lifestyle, there are ways that these comments actually help promote veganism. Among them are: Drawing Attention : Negative comments about veganism can draw attention to the topic and generate more discussion about the issue. This can be an opportunity for vegans to provide accurate information about the lifestyle and correct misconceptions. Strengthening Conviction : For some individuals, negative comments can strengthen their conviction to follow a vegan lifestyle. They may see the negative comments as a reflection of the animal exploitation they are trying to fight against, which reinforces their beliefs and commitment to the cause. Engaging in Debate : Some individuals may engage in debates with internet trolls and use the opportunity to share information and evidence to support their arguments. This can help to educate