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Lone Pawn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Apr-12-05 05:08 PM
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13. I don't have a problem with vegetarianism on that practical level.
I believe that soon we'll have to be vegetarian, as meat will simply be too expensive. Right now, though, when we're subsidizing farmers NOT to grow food, claiming that growing less meat will help hunger doesn't hold water.

But PETA's not even complaining about the concept that meat is an inefficient food source. They're attempting to move to an even *less* efficient chicken production method.

And no, animals do *not* experience pain and emotion the same way humans do. You remember Terri Schiavo? Remember how it was okay to let her starve because she couldn't think or feel anyway without a frontal cortex? Chickens do not have a frontal cortex either. They feel even *less* pain than she did.
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