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Old 03.12.2011, 09:37
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I've encountered vegetarians who wear leather shoes...
They're cows, not vegetarians.
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Old 03.12.2011, 11:05
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I've encountered vegetarians who wear leather shoes...
Strictly speaking they are still vegetarian unlike the fish eaters who wrongly try to pass themselves as vegetarian. Vegetarian is about the diet. For example someone could be vegetarian because of loving animals while someone else could be because they think it is a better diet.

I knew a woman who did not care about animals but just found eating flesh disgusting, she wore leather though. It is the putting meat in the mouth part that she did not like So by definition she was still a vegetarian.

Vegan is the whole combined 360° outlook.

Btw I am vegetarian because of animals and also because I think it is a much healthier diet. Even though I am not 100% vegan by definition I still don't buy leather goods. My shoes are canvas or made of modern materials. No leather clothes, wallets, belts, sofas etc either. If there is hidden animal content in any product then I can't do much about it. Point is that I don't actively buy leather.
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Old 03.12.2011, 15:36
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Thanks, you've inspired me to roast a whole suckling pig this weekend!

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Alas, they didn't have a whole one, so I got two front quarters (more ribs, plenty of skin), and the smoker is coming up to temp!

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Old 03.12.2011, 16:50
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If there is hidden animal content in any product then I can't do much about it. Point is that I don't actively buy leather.
you could stop buying it! i'm just eating the meat by-products from those people using animal products. if it's going to die for you to make glue for books, then i might as well eat the meat instead of letting it go to waste.
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Old 03.12.2011, 17:04
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you could stop buying it! i'm just eating the meat by-products from those people using animal products. if it's going to die for you to make glue for books, then i might as well eat the meat instead of letting it go to waste.
And I'm doing my part, I bough some sweetbreads for tomorrows fry-up!

(no, they aren't sweet, and they aren't bread)

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Old 03.12.2011, 17:42
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you could stop buying it! i'm just eating the meat by-products from those people using animal products. if it's going to die for you to make glue for books, then i might as well eat the meat instead of letting it go to waste.
I buy e-books and e-magazines

The leather jacket you are about to buy will probably come from an animal in India or China. Trust me your meat ain't coming from there
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Old 03.12.2011, 17:48
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Old 03.12.2011, 18:07
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Re: EARTHLINGS (Docu)- Make the connection! :-(

Yep, however much you want to be a vegetarian because you dislike or disagree with killing animals you are actually using (dead) animal products.

The best we can do is choose ethically reared and killed animals.
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Old 03.12.2011, 18:09
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I am glad you finally see how exploitive we humans have become For almost everything we are screwing animals. There are many alternatives and for the ones there are not let us join and demand a change.

Have a pea on me today Miss Lifeisabuffet

Btw I am not vegan so do keep up.

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Old 03.12.2011, 18:12
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Yep, however much you want to be a vegetarian because you dislike or disagree with killing animals you are actually using (dead) animal products.

The best we can do is choose ethically reared and killed animals.
No that is the best you are willing to do The best WE can do is lot more than that.
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Old 03.12.2011, 18:20
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Re: EARTHLINGS (Docu)- Make the connection! :-(

GoVeg: so if we want to eat meat what are the options?
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Old 03.12.2011, 18:31
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.....My special message to dog and cat owners (or pet owners in general) is how of all the people you guys can consume non veg food?

Personally I love my meat and can't go a day without some. (Especially being back home where the cuts and choice of meat is far superior to CH) but this point does hit home. I love my cats more than anything in the world, they're are my family and my best friends, but I also love eating pussy, so I'm conflicted.....
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Old 03.12.2011, 18:38
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GoVeg: so if we want to eat meat what are the options?
Hopefully same as what the options for child marriage, under age sex and human meat are in developed nations.

"As long as there are slaughterhouses, there will be battlefields."
"....if people admit that they have the right to take or endanger the life of living beings for the benefit of many, there will be no limit to their cruelty."


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Old 03.12.2011, 18:39
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Personally I love my meat and can't go a day without some. (Especially being back home where the cuts and choice of meat is far superior to CH) but this point does hit home. I love my cats more than anything in the world, they're are my family and my best friends, but I also love eating pussy, so I'm conflicted.....
You lesbian or are you male? I really thought you were a she
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Old 03.12.2011, 18:47
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..but I also love eating pussy, so I'm conflicted.....
Awwww....isnt this thread cute.

GoVeg, lets not pray personal info out of members unless they are willing to provide themselves .

By the way, is your user name supposed to mean you are after some kind of veg campaign?
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Re: EARTHLINGS (Docu)- Make the connection! :-(

GoVeg:

Hopefully same as what the options for child marriage, under age sex and human meat are in developed nations.

These are not options. Child marriage vs eating meat?

This is much like the anti-Nuclear bunch who lay on railway tracks and complain about nuclear power stations, but have the latest LCD TVs and mod cons at home and just use power of the grid.
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Old 03.12.2011, 19:02
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..mod cons..
Yo.

Who dat..



Anyways. It's good people present their ideas and experiences. It always seems that those who are pretty comfortable with their point of views dont need to advertize it or make much noise about it...unless, of course, they have an agenda, or sumfin.

I miss the vegan crowd a bit, the non self raighteous folks, since I appreciate people going against the mainstream, having guts, making sacrifice..But I would want to make them a good beef soup at times, my friends hate me for it, but I guess thats my kind of TLC..
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Old 03.12.2011, 20:15
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Awwww....isnt this thread cute.

GoVeg, lets not pray personal info out of members unless they are willing to provide themselves .
True. It is nice to know that at least I have something in common with her/him LOL


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Are you giving tax breaks? Nah! I just wanted to make a single post after reading you loose teeth comment but got sucked in deeper. GoVeg seemed like a good provocative ID at the time. Hopefully I will be able to resist posting by Monday as I ain't got enough time to waste Won't you will miss me MC?

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Seems is the key word. I am very comfortable with my POV but still there is nothing wrong with self analyses and re-challenging your POV. Yeah vegetarian and vagitarian for life

In the offline world I hardly say anything to anyone and have never said to any non veg person to stop eating meat. I don't expect or have ever asked for special treatment at any event. At worst I go hungry if there are no veg options. I must say that mere mention of being vegetarian sets off lot of non veg people in the real world.

Anyway bottom line is that I don't like animal suffering. It got to me as a child and it gets to me now. Maybe(or definitely) I am wired wrong compared to most. I know I can't change the world but do hope that the world would change.
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Old 04.12.2011, 17:37
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Nah! I just wanted to make a single post after reading you loose teeth comment but got sucked in deeper...
My teeth were never loose, just know that some vegan chicks can go without ovulating, missing cycles, the teeth go see through and nails brittle, even if they watch out for nutrition, since the absorbancy of necessary stuff might be blocked or low. I am not questioning your quest, only wondering if this forum is the most efficient for some world changing grand scheme..

Campaigning is all fine and dandy, just that it might get really old if every single thread on meat will have vegies trying to advertize on non meat options , I appreciate you starting a your own, special thread on it, that's all.

Anyways. At least it made me recall the non animal product years, it was fun.

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Old 04.12.2011, 18:04
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Re: EARTHLINGS (Docu)- Make the connection! :-(

Hey I did not jump into any KFC threads On the whole I stayed inside relevant threads. Either way from tomorrow I won't be posting. It takes way too much time to debate and in the end everyone stays stuck in their ways anyway. So all kinds of THIS vs THAT debates are pointless in the end.

My MIL is here so I have bigger thinks to deal with LOL
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