Whats the whole movement behind the vegan diet

But is it? We’ve written elsewhere about the other failures of veganism with regards to health and sustainability. A diet without all animal products is incredibly detrimental to the fitness of most individuals. This article targets those psychological dangers. Most of the psychological risks stem from the actual fact that inside our opinion the vegan movement shares many features in keeping with cults.

Clarification We ought to start clarifying that veganism as an all-encompassing lifestyle isn’t exactly like simply carrying out a plant-based diet.

Some people decide to exclude all animal products from their diets, whether for reasons of ethics, health, or environmentalism. That’s not exactly like veganism, which goes beyond diet into identity and politics, and in to the realm of cult, as we desire to explain. We are not discussing everyone who identifies as vegan also. Most of them do a great job of getting on with their own lives without preaching to everyone else what they should be doing, without breaking into farms and harassing people in restaurants.

Ben I’ve some experience in this area of psychology, as I spent many years in a cult myself in my own early twenties. The combined group I was in was made up of passionate, energetic people who have massive integrity, yet we were all duped right into a control structure that left us unsure what things to think.

I recognise most of the same factors which were going on for the reason that group evident in the discussions I’ve online with folks who are section of the vegan movement. Without careful dietary management that may certainly include supplementsthis will already put a person at a disadvantage with regards to thinking clearly.

More details here. Just like a religion, the individual is provided by an ism a complete worldview that you can use to make sense of life. Becoming something could be particularly appealing to anyone who has suffered abuse and could be coping with identity and confidence issues.

Extremist Ideology Like all cults, veganism offers a hard-line worldview with a couple of extreme beliefs. It appears if you ask me that the more polarizing the belief system, the more powerful the hold it has over people.

The promise of veganism is powerful. This is actually the ONLY way to save lots of the planet. It really is the ONLY way to save lots of the animals. In veganism, it isn’t only wrong to take the entire life of any sentient being, but wrong to keep or use any animal for our very own benefit which is presented as comparable to human slavery. We call this extreme because humans have coexisted with farm animals for the majority of our evolution. This is simply not an appeal to natureit is evident inside our physiology actually.

Homo sapiens evolved from a plant-eating ancestor by consuming meat and animal products primarily, leading to bigger brains and shorter guts. Veganism has two responses to these known facts.

more extreme response is to deny the science

The. Some vegans will declare that we are herbivores physiologically, and refuse to build relationships the plentiful evidence to the contrary.

That is gross cognitive dissonance simply. A less extreme viewpoint will acknowledge our omnivorous history and declare that we can now evolve to live without animal flesh and products. This sounds more sensible, nonetheless it is a dangerous ideology still.

It is an acknowledged fact that many people can’t be healthy on a plant-only diet. Many people in the Ethical Omnivore Movement are recovering vegans and will verify their own encounters of negative health impact from the dietary plan. We believe the plant-only diet is extreme also, at least for most people, if not almost all. Apparently, people can feel a feeling of euphoria, lightness, and energy in the first couple of months of the dietary plan.

This can be because of the body actually needs to reabsorb the nutrients it requires for organs to operate from its muscle and fat. Like other eating disorders, it really is more appealing to those folks who are insecure or vulnerable. It is vital to any cult. Bigotry is situated in militant veganism everywhere. Followers will proclaim their own rightness as confirmed and write off what other view as foolish simply, uneducated, unevolved, or conspiracy.


  1. Bro I’m definitely inspired. I’m definitely doing this workout first thing in the morning and that 6 and 1.Appreciate

  2. This man has superior genetics. From a BBing standpoint, the man needs to do some work leg work with gym equipment.

    • Not necessarily. I stopped squatting and doing legs frequently cos they got unproportionally big for my upper body. So i rarely worked them and kept them the same size. I could certainly grow them bigger but i do not wish to at this point. Looks stupid appearance wise.

      If you watch his other legs videos, hes got good legs but he needs to bring his calf muscles up more. Seeing as he is not a bodybuilder (though he looks like one), it doesn’t matter. I hated callisthenics but because of lockdown, i started watching Bam and have used some of his exercises as well as Athlean X videos. I’m 5 ft 8 and about 195 pounds. I must say, callisthenics seems to give me a good workout.

  3. Hi from France, just come across your channel, vegan muscles and tips for workout, it kicks ass, i subscibe !!!

  4. Just starting my fitness journey πŸ™πŸ½ happy I discovered this channel

  5. how did u figure out what to eat man it seems kinda complicated, you make sure you get b12, iodine, selenium etc? i guess cause you are a body builder you are used to eating for certain nutrients already but dam man i find it overwhelming, i dont wanna take supplements n shit but i dont wanna eat animals either

    • @Bam Baam do you use cronometer? im always low on zinc, do you eat seaweed for iodine, brazil nuts for selenium and flax seeds for omegas? its a bit complicated being vegan.. back in the day id just eat fish one night and beef the other night and chicken everyday and i thought that was the healthiest way of eating lol whatever you are doing you obviously are thriving

    • I get my B12 from a plant 🌱 based milk called Ripple Milk (Pea Protein), also some whole grain, wheat cereal & duck seed will be helpful

  6. How do I even start with your workout plan?! I can even do the exercises…

  7. Great video man. Good tips on food mix combos. Sodium on vege burgers high . But smart diet to keep arteries clear and clean long life ahead with what you doin. Plant based diet gives me energy better than having chicken and eggs.

  8. DUDE?! your Plant based diet is what your MELANIN only acks of you!Β  ….You take care of your Melanin and your melanin will take care of you!Β  Melanin is Very powerful and too many Black People whore concentrated with this Unsung and Suppressed Genetic Gift are living without clue as to what they are born with!Β  ..Theres more but well stop here for now!

  9. Nice. This is my first day on a plant base diet. Im a 50 year old AfricanΒ American Male.Β Im doing this to getΒ away fromΒ my diabetic and high blood pressure medication.Β Thank for the inspiration…..Now its time to start exercising….I am planning to VLOG my journey but I am not sure if I plan to post the videos. Keep the videos about what you eat daily coming.

  10. Need more plant based diet videos for our black men trynna get like you❀️

  11. Listen you guys are not the black goku or black Vegeta= Nah ! You guys both are better than those cartoon characters. You guys are the original, real life super sayins

    • πŸ˜‚πŸ™πŸΎπŸ™πŸΎπŸ™πŸΎπŸ’ͺ🏾πŸ’ͺ🏾Thank you πŸ’ͺ🏾πŸ’ͺπŸΎπŸ’―

  12. Bro .. you eat similar to me lol .. you should try black bean pasta mixed with pow pasta with simply organic adobo seasoning. Trust me it’s πŸ”₯πŸ”₯

  13. Can you offer me a meal plan I can use or a step by step guide. Im vegan but I dont wanna lose weight I want to gain weight and before more fit

  14. Lmfao Ayo why the bull stop behind him like that and start talking πŸ˜‚ mad long too. Iykyk

    • Lol πŸ™πŸΎπŸ™πŸΎπŸ™πŸΎπŸ’ͺ🏾πŸ’ͺ🏾

  15. Bro would you ever like make a website which you can put your weekly meal plans on? I’m currently supper skinny and vegan (I haven’t been training) but I really want to bulk up and get to your level πŸ’ͺ🏼🌱

  16. Good content bro, but your music is trash. Put normal music please πŸ˜€ πŸ™‚

  17. Bam, you must be hella rich to be eating this good. Diggin the channel bruh. Recently got sober and been hitting weights on the daily. Your vids are helping.

  18. Bro please tell me what supplements to take being vegan and let me know a good diet to go by

    • Shaheem Sahid just need a B12 supplement, otherwise eat balanced, so veggies, fruit, nuts and seeds, grains which includes pasta and bread etc, legumes/beans, and you’re all set.

  19. Youre my only favorite barbarian athlete broπŸ’ͺ🏽πŸ”₯πŸ”₯

  20. Bam!!! Youve inspired me to lose weight using calisthenics! I started out at 336 and today Im 304. Water fasting, dry fasting, green juice fasting and calisthenics. Im so excited and one day Im gonna work out with you, itll be a while so I dont embarrass myself, because this shit is hard🀣🀣

  21. I subscribed man I like how you just work out wherever and don’t care xD I’m vegan for about a week and a half now never felt better bro I got a weight vest on the way from Amazon too gonna get those gains!!

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  22. Black goku and vegeta and you man are vegan . Im hooked . Big up you man !!!!

    Meditation is key !!!


  23. So I know you did this 6mos ago but what are you eating to shred nowπŸ€”

  24. I just got into this whole vegan plant based thing. Doing much justice on my health. Trying to gain some weight as well. I’m 190 at 6’3. Thanks brotha

    • Thanks πŸ™πŸΎ for watching Bro, it’s definitely a life changer

  25. 12 pair of nikes… Needs a 12 volt battery! Change that smoke detector bro

  26. Im glad u showed what u eat on the go. Other YouTubers they be tryna make everything look so fancy and I hate that. Im glad u kept it plain and simple. This is real life

  27. Your dedication is truly inspiring!!! What’s the title of that awesome workout song???

    • @Bam Baam that track hard! Been vegan almost 2mo. Its inspiring to see brother putting that work in! Stay blessed brothers✊🏿

  28. Great video!!.
    Not feeling the mumble rap tho. They not even saying anything.
    Repeating the same thing.

    Get some real hip hop 😎

  29. How long were you vegan before this video? I find it hard to stay vegan because I start getting joint pain.

  30. Plant based ??? Havent even watched the video and I subbed ✌️

  31. For those that are serious and really want to know more about plant based eating, check out this book on plant based eating. It really helped me and its not too long of a book.


  32. I recommend this guide:
    So grateful it exists in 2020.

  33. So I want to ask, why do vegans stay away from peanut butter/peanuts? I hardly ever see peanuts, it’s always something more exotic.

  34. i had a acne problem few months ago now everything is good everything gone but im scared to use shakes n other fitness pouder stuff i use zinc everyday day etc but can you get muscles and bigger arms just with plant based food?? i don’t wanna try my body with sum boost stuff

  35. Hey man, Ive been eating plant based for about a year now. Im really focusing on building mass and bulking up, Is the key to be consistently be eating heavy protein? Also How Do you keep track of your vitamin intake like your B6, B12, Iron ect?

  36. You should take cleansing your body to the next level. Do coffee enemas. Youll really feel like your cleaned out .

  37. Solid session πŸ’ͺ cheers for a look at your daily intake πŸ‘Š new subscriber πŸ€™

  38. Do you track your calories and such? And if so could you add the macros to the stuff you eat. Greetings from Sweden!

    • Salute Bro πŸ™πŸΎπŸ’ͺπŸΎπŸ’―, I don’t track calories but will soon start

  39. I jump rope for 5 mins as my warm up.
    Then off to working out. πŸ‘πŸΎ

  40. Moving to plant based diet now, cutting from 110kg to 75 kgs ove the natural diet you are going on with, w/o supps. BroBro #damn

  41. You dropped a video that got me back where I need to be mentally #salute

    • Thanks πŸ™πŸΎ ✊🏾✊🏾✊🏾Plant Based Power

  42. Ayyeeee i peep the tanks!.. my boy Danny does them πŸ’ͺ🏽πŸ’ͺ🏽

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