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Slay of the day

This Blogger Knocks Vegan off Moral High Horse in Hilarious Tumblr Post

Your weekly guide to the beautifully complex world of social media activism, burns and trends.
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This is the first in a weekly series we at VICE Impact call "Slay of The Day," which highlights a social media post that left us shook and challenges the way we think about advocacy in the digital age.

Tumblr isn't just any social platform it's a unique space where fandoms and social justice warriors share content about pop culture, politics and porn. Given Tumblr's reputation of hyper-political correctness, it's become a slight parody of itself. Despite the aggressively pointed nature of some Tumblr users, the site is a breeding ground for young activists looking to share information.

Case in point: The post below.

Eating meat, particularly beef, has a huge impact on climate change because of the production of greenhouse gasses and use of water. But, as Tumblr user empyrean-sea points out it doesn't necessarily give vegans a moral high ground.

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