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Mon Jun 18, 2012, 12:23 AM

I have nightmares about eating meat.

Am I the only one? Sometimes I dream that I am eating meat, but in the dreams I am horrified.

It's infrequent, but I do have terrible dreams about eating meat. As a child, even before I was veg*n, I had nightmares about eating animals and even human friends. That might have something to do with why I don't eat meat; I don't know.

Disclaimer: I live with night terrors. Nightmares of every variety are routine, and I do wake (myself and others) screaming. Maybe it is just part of who I am.

Do others have these awful dreams?

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Reply I have nightmares about eating meat. (Original post)
yewberry Jun 2012 OP
Xipe Totec Jun 2012 #1
thelordofhell Jun 2012 #2
josejimenez Jun 2012 #3
marybourg Jun 2012 #4
WillParkinson Jul 2012 #9
RebelOne Jun 2012 #5
freshwest Jun 2012 #6
Hell Hath No Fury Jun 2012 #7
HopeHoops Jul 2012 #8

Response to yewberry (Original post)

Mon Jun 18, 2012, 12:28 AM

1. I hope you don't have to take Communion

Just thinking about the meaning of communion creeps me out.

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Response to yewberry (Original post)

Mon Jun 18, 2012, 12:40 AM

2. Then don't let anyone tell you fruits and vegetables are alive

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Response to yewberry (Original post)

Mon Jun 18, 2012, 12:52 AM

3. Nightmares

Not about eating meat, but yes, awful dreams. It's like a replay of what goes on in meat processing. Maybe your suffering is also an awareness of other suffering.

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Response to yewberry (Original post)

Mon Jun 18, 2012, 01:06 AM

4. It's a good thing you weren't born

in neolithic times or earlier.

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Response to marybourg (Reply #4)

Sat Jul 7, 2012, 10:19 AM

9. Well thank goodness we've advanced...

Back then we didn't understand that animals were living, breathing creatures that knew pain and fear. Today we know and understand this, but many just don't care.

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Response to yewberry (Original post)

Mon Jun 18, 2012, 01:49 PM

5. I have dreams about eating meat

and in my dreams, I am thinking, "Why am I eating this?"

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Response to yewberry (Original post)

Tue Jun 19, 2012, 09:57 PM

6. Had a nightmare as a kid about cracking an egg over a hot skillet and a baby chick falling there.

Still makes my heart freak thinking about it. That is pretty terrifying stuff. But then I was having dreams about my family burning up in an airplane crash in those years. Too much television, maybe.

There's so much about food grosses me out, most days I don't want to eat. I'm simply not in the mood. Eating seems unavoidable, so pay close attention to what you put into your body.




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Response to yewberry (Original post)

Wed Jun 20, 2012, 04:48 PM

7. Yes, I do.

20+ years as a vegetarian and I have them occasionally. When I do it really freaks me out and, even as I am dreaming, I am wondering what the hell I am doing. The dreams also tend to wake me up because I find them so disturbing. I am not sure what it means.

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Response to yewberry (Original post)

Mon Jul 2, 2012, 11:55 AM

8. Meat does enter my dreams, but I'm always still vegetarian in them.

 

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