All vegans have their very own causes for turning into vegan. What they’ve in widespread is that all of them select to be vegan, presumably as a result of they assume it’s higher to be vegan than not. For a similar purpose they themselves grow to be vegan, many vegans need to encourage different individuals to develop into vegan.
For instance, if an individual turns into vegan as to scale back animal struggling, then the individual can scale back animal struggling much more by convincing different individuals to turn into vegan.
The query is how one can get others to develop into vegan. Most individuals are caught of their methods and don’t need to undergo the difficulty of creating drastic modifications, corresponding to turning into vegan.
Worse but, some ways vegans attempt to convert others are counterproductive. For instance, yelling at, insulting, or in any other case belligerently attacking non-vegans won’t convert them to veganism. Such strategies solely make vegans appear loopy and make non-vegans indignant. For a similar purpose, aggressive or violent animal rights activism often causes extra hurt than good.
The best way to transform individuals to veganism is by inspiring them to take veganism critically and contemplate the tenets of veganism with respect. Accordingly, vegans can greatest convert others by being good and respectable. Moreover, it is essential to be respectful of different individuals, as a result of for those who respect them, they’re extra more likely to respect you. Vegans must be nice individuals all-around, not simply with regards to veganism. By doing this, different individuals will just like the vegan, will respect the vegan, and thus shall be extra more likely to genuinely contemplate veganism.
Vegans can achieve respect by making an attempt as arduous as attainable to not be impolite, boastful, immature or imply.
When individuals ask about veganism, vegans want to reply politely and fairly. Don’t insult the non-vegan or attempt to make them really feel dangerous. If vegans make different individuals really feel dangerous, then these different individuals won’t need something to do with veganism. In distinction, if vegans are good, warm-hearted individuals, others will need to emulate them and be a part of them.
That is all based mostly on a easy precept that has nothing particularly to do with veganism. That precept is that folks will contemplate the concepts of an individual extra if they typically like, respect, and admire the individual. When you attempt, it isn’t that tough to be a popular, revered, and admired individual. Merely be as likable, respectable, and admirable as attainable by being pleasant, well mannered, trustworthy, modest, and attentive.
As an alternative of making an attempt to drive individuals to be like us, we have to encourage individuals to need to be like us. That’s how we will get individuals to turn out to be vegan.