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34 of The Best Podcast Episodes for James Aspey. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about James Aspey, often where they are interviewed.

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34 of The Best Podcast Episodes for James Aspey. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about James Aspey, often where they are interviewed.

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James Aspey - Animal Rights Activist, The Ethics of Veganism, A Voice for the Voiceless

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In today's episode, I am joined by James Aspey. He is a famous Australian animal rights activist and he dedicates his life to speaking up for the the animals and educating others about the horrors of the animal agricultural industry. James is non-judgmental, open-minded and speaks about veganism from a place of compassion and kindness. He is well-known for taking a 365 day vow of silence to bring awareness to veganism. We dive deep into the difference between vegan vs. plant-based, the dark sides of the meat, dairy and egg industries, how to eat vegan when out in a restaurant, and more. 

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Jul 06 2020 · 1hr 25mins
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Episode 60- James Aspey

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Motivated to raise greater awareness for the planet’s forgotten victims, in 2014 this passionate, Australian animal rights activist took a 365-day vow of silence.

After an entire year without uttering a single word, he ended it on Australian national television in an iconic interview that reached millions and inspired countless people to make more conscious and compassionate lifestyle choices.Ranked #3 among the “Top 25 Most Influential Vegans” by Plant Based News, James has gone on to cycle 5000kms across Australia to prove that vegans can be fit & healthy. He got tattooed for 25 hours straight to raise $20,000 for charity.

He’s been featured in a multitude of prominent mainstream media outlets; given free speeches at countless schools, universities, and conferences; and attended local activism events, slaughterhouse vigils, and street outreach events all across the world.He transparently shares his life and campaigns online to a massive tribe of global followers.

His speeches have been viewed tens of millions of times and his most popular speech, "This Speech Is Your Wake Up Call", has been viewed over 13 million times. Enthusiastic, relatable and highly skilled behind a podium, James is inspiring a new generation to change how we eat and live in communion with the animals that share this Earth with us.

In this episode James Aspey and Yoga Is Vegan's Holly Skodis discuss the following:

James Aspey's journey towards veganism and vipasana meditation
Slaughterhouse: The Shocking Story of Greed, Neglect, and Inhumane Treatment Inside the U.S. Meat Industry by Gail Eisnitz
The treatment of animals in slaughterhouses
Earthlings Documentary
Dominion Documentary
Connect with James:
Instagram: @Jamesaspey
Facebook: @Jamesaspeyactivism
YouTube: James Aspey
Jun 23 2020 · 1hr 28mins

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Animal Activist Series: Ep 3 James Aspey

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James Aspey is one of the most influential animal activists and vegans to date, motivated to raise greater awareness for the planet’s voiceless victims. In 2014 he took a 365-day vow of silence and after an entire year without uttering a single word, he ended it on Australian national television with an interview that inspired millions to make more conscious and compassionate lifestyle choices.

If you're looking for inspiration, ways to get active and how to stay positive in this world of animal rights activism this podcast is for you.


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Jun 17 2020 · 1hr 20mins
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More Corona-crap, Theodicy, and Thoughts on James Aspey

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Hey everyone, here's another episode to help you get through the zombie apocalypse!

As always..thanks for listening!






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Mar 29 2020 · 1hr 2mins
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Is eating meat masculine? James Aspey went from meat hungry personal trainer to world renowned vegan influencer.

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WOW. What an episode.

What an honour to take some of James' time to chat about his truly inspiring story, how he conquered cancer, became a personal trainer and went on to tour the world as a vegan activist.

This guy has seriously made a difference and continues to do so. However not without it's impacts on his personal life.

It was a humbling experience to hear James speak so passionately about something so relevant and of utmost importance in 2020.

We cover:

🌱 How James went from cancer survivor, to personal trainer to vegan activist travelling the globe and impacting thousands of lives 

🌱 The realities of animal agriculture, and the urgency at which change is needed

🌱 How change needs to happen on a personal level 

🌱 How James views the connection between meat & masculinity, why compassion is never weakness 

🌱 The emotional and mental toll of James’ tireless work ethic 

🌱 Resources, books, websites, who to follow and James’ personal food recommendations
This one is a must share.

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James' Instagram

James' Famous Speech 'This Speech Is Your WAKE UP CALL!'

James' book recommendations: 

World Peace Diet

A New Earth

The Power of Now

The Power

End Emotional Eating

People you should follow:


Dr. Greger - NutritionFacts.org

VBC Instagram

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Mar 04 2020 · 1hr 21mins
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From Silent Protestor to Viral Word Warrior with James Aspey – 104

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At the age of 17, James Aspey was diagnosed with leukaemia and given six weeks to live. Over the next 3 years, he fought to survive, which he did. He emerged from that battle with a new appreciation of life and a personal understanding of suffering.

During his treatment he’d gained 23kg and after being given the all clear he began, with the help of a trainer to get his weight and fitness back on track. Inspired by the help he’d got James became a personal trainer too. It was whilst on a cruise ship working as a PT that James met a man that would completely change the path of his life.

He began to question some of the things he’d always believed about food and health and embarked on a journey that would lead him first to giving up eating animals, then to giving up his voice for animals and finally, to what he does today, speaking all over the world about animals and veganism.

His words are visceral and provocative, his message is hard to hear...but more and more people are listening, and that’s why I asked James to come on the show. If you want to get some lessons from a master speaker, with a heartfelt message that is influencing people across the globe to make a major shift in their life and beliefs...then listen to this show...but be warned... at times you may find what James says disturbing and challenging.

What we talk about:

  • What James found out that changed the course of his life.
  • Why we should care about what we eat.
  • The benefits of a vegan diet.
  • How James coped having a year without uttering a word.
  • Why it’s important for speakers to focus on understanding and addressing potential objections and how James does it.
  • Why James believes education is the best way to influence people and how he does it.
  • How James tailors his message for different audiences
  • Why we sometimes need to shock to create change
  • How being Vegan can help you grow as a communicator
  • Why Tofu is one of the most underrated foods of all time!
  • Why humour is so powerful, especially when your message is serious!
  • How James puts his talks together, for maximum attention and impact.
  • What James considers to be the most important point of his speeches.
  • James’ secret to becoming a great speaker.
  • James’ secret to business success.

All things James:



Other Resources*

The Power by Rhonda Byrne

The World Peace Diet by Dr Will Tuttle

Eternal Treblinka by Charles Patterson




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Feb 06 2020 · 1hr 10mins
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Animal Activist, James Aspey On Living a Vegan Life

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In episode 12, I speak to James Aspey, who became known globally when he went silent for a year to raise awareness for the voiceless, the billions of animals who suffer and are killed every year for our taste - in food and clothing. 

Since he has dedicated his life to continue this plight and his speeches have been seen millions of times, and he has the incredible ability to speak the sometimes uncomfortable truth - and get people to hear what he is saying, when often they would instead turn away. We speak about his journey, his why's and how's of living vegan - his passion is contagious but it is backed up by important facts we all need to know and consider. 

Jan 17 2020 · 1hr 19mins
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James Aspey world famous animal rights activist join's me on this episode.
Oct 27 2019 · 1hr 27mins
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#33: My guest for you today is James Aspey a vegan who is an animal rights activist who comitted to a vow of silence for 365 days to get his message out to the world. He goes over vegan diets, why killing animals is wrong, vegan alternatives to meat, and how to be vegan in the most healthiest way possible.

Oct 25 2019 · 2hr 27mins
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42 - Liberate Yourself for More Effective Activism with James Aspey

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Once you’ve experienced true fear and suffering, it’s hard to ignore the agony and trauma of others. 

James Aspey was diagnosed with cancer at only 17 and was told he’d be dead in six weeks if he didn’t start chemotherapy immediately. 

After three years of treatment, he’d gained 50 pounds and developed a severe binge eating disorder. 

As he worked to find peace and healing through the principles of Vipassana meditation, he was exposed to the realities of the meat and dairy industries. 

James made vows to resist the impulses of his bulimia, to never consume animal products again, and to stay silent for 365 days to raise awareness and promote peace over violence. 

He joins Dotsie and Alexandra in this episode to share how making the switch has been spiritually liberating and has allowed him to live truly aligned with his values. 

You’ll hear how he broke out of his food addiction, his tips for transitioning to veganism, and why it’s so important to be part of animal activism outside of your personal plate. 

What we discuss in this episode:

The article recently published in a New York university’s Women’s and Gender Studies journal that’s calling out the sexual abuse of dairy cows

- James’s story of being diagnosed with cancer at 17 and dealing with three years of treatment

- How eating out of boredom and a need for pleasure led to a serious binge eating disorder

- How a Vipassana meditation course and a book by Jennifer Taitz gave James the tools he needed to break free from his bulimia 

- Why James took a vow of silence, a vow to stop purging, and a vow to never consume animal products again

- James’s tips for anyone wanting to cut animal products out of their life

- The four must-watch documentaries James recommends if you want to understand the importance of going vegan: Forks Over Knives, What the Health, Cowspiracy, and Dominion

- Why it’s important to have compassion for people who have been socialized to reject plant-based diets, and how to be empathetic to anyone who has yet to make the switch

- If you want to liberate animals you must first liberate yourself: Hear how to free yourself by accepting negative sensations 

- Follow James on Facebook at @JamesAspeyActivism, on YouTube at James & Carly, on Instagram at @jamesaspey, and on his website at jamesaspey.com.au.

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Oct 02 2019 · 52mins