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katanalori Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-29-09 03:13 PM
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37. and as I put it.....
I don't eat anything that tries to run away from me.
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  -Why Become A Vegetarian? No DUplicitous DUpe  Apr-29-09 02:23 PM   #0 
  - This should be good.  Goblinmonger   Apr-29-09 02:25 PM   #1 
  - You know...  Oregone   Apr-29-09 02:29 PM   #4 
  - ummmm, I'm a vegetarian.  Goblinmonger   Apr-29-09 02:32 PM   #9 
  - I'd never heard that word before  leftstreet   Apr-29-09 02:42 PM   #19 
     - I appreciate the new word as well! :)  OneGrassRoot   Apr-29-09 02:55 PM   #26 
  - I think you're right  Dorian Gray   Apr-29-09 03:16 PM   #40 
  - the post is rubbish  paulsby   Apr-29-09 06:25 PM   #80 
  - Well, many of them are  BoneDaddy   Apr-30-09 01:40 PM   #108 
  - As a friend of mine puts it.......  underseasurveyor   Apr-29-09 02:26 PM   #2 
  - and as I put it.....  katanalori   Apr-29-09 03:13 PM   #37 
  - I wish I were as noble as you. I am a vegan because I feel so much better eating plant based  Ninga   Apr-29-09 02:28 PM   #3 
  - Feeling healthy....  gblady   Apr-29-09 02:31 PM   #6 
  - I'll skip the popcorn  Coyote_Bandit   Apr-29-09 02:30 PM   #5 
  - Is this a problem of production  hughee99   Apr-29-09 02:31 PM   #7 
  - exactly  paulsby   Apr-29-09 06:26 PM   #81 
  - I am a Vegetarian myself - but I see no point in your proselytizing post..  TheCoxwain   Apr-29-09 02:32 PM   #8 
  - Damnit  Goblinmonger   Apr-29-09 02:33 PM   #10 
     - I like your dancing frog  TheCoxwain   Apr-29-09 02:34 PM   #13 
        - It's a goblin, silly  Goblinmonger   Apr-29-09 02:35 PM   #14 
           - Sorry about that - I like your dancing goblin  TheCoxwain   Apr-29-09 02:38 PM   #16 
  - Speaking as a vegetarian I don't agree with that idea.  county worker   Apr-29-09 02:33 PM   #11 
  - Although one problem with the "let everyone be" argument...  Oregone   Apr-29-09 02:46 PM   #21 
  - We all do things that impact the globe in a negative way.  county worker   Apr-29-09 02:58 PM   #29 
     - Uh, so we shouldnt seek to address something like this? Global Warming will take a concerted effort.  Oregone   Apr-29-09 03:02 PM   #30 
        - It needs to be addressed, certainly.  MineralMan   Apr-29-09 03:07 PM   #31 
        - I didn't advocate becoming a vegetarian. Did you read my post?  Oregone   Apr-29-09 03:16 PM   #38 
        - OK. I didn't say you did advocate that. Your post  MineralMan   Apr-29-09 03:28 PM   #45 
        - I was thinking of donating to an organization...  JuniperLea   Apr-29-09 03:21 PM   #41 
           - Here's an excellent organization, mentioned in another post.  MineralMan   Apr-29-09 03:31 PM   #46 
           - Perfect!  JuniperLea   Apr-29-09 04:05 PM   #62 
           - I love Heifer!  Dorian Gray   Apr-30-09 03:00 PM   #118 
           - You're correct. Vegetarianism isn't for everyone.  MineralMan   Apr-29-09 03:39 PM   #51 
              - You're a stand up guy, MineralMan...  JuniperLea   Apr-29-09 04:06 PM   #63 
              - If you eat meat a couple of times a week, you're not a vegetarian  Cronus Protagonist   Apr-29-09 05:18 PM   #71 
                 - I do not claim to be any sort of vegetarian.  MineralMan   Apr-29-09 07:53 PM   #85 
                    - Better for you now, I think.  Cronus Protagonist   Apr-29-09 10:27 PM   #87 
        - It is not my job to run your life or any body else's. You fix you and I'll fix me.  county worker   Apr-29-09 03:56 PM   #58 
           - So why limit carbon emissions? Why care about fuel efficiency? Why care about fucking anything?  Oregone   Apr-29-09 04:07 PM   #64 
              - I always told my kids  handmade34   Apr-29-09 04:24 PM   #67 
              - Your reply has nothing to do with what I said.  county worker   Apr-29-09 04:42 PM   #68 
                 - I honestly don't know what the hell you are talking about anymore  Oregone   Apr-29-09 04:58 PM   #69 
                    - Taking someone else's inventory is an old alcoholics anonymous saying.  county worker   Apr-29-09 05:08 PM   #70 
                       - "Yes there is something wrong with informing people of the consequences of their actions"  Oregone   Apr-29-09 05:22 PM   #73 
                          - This is going no where  county worker   Apr-29-09 05:24 PM   #74 
                             - Clearly  Oregone   Apr-29-09 05:31 PM   #75 
                                - You surely don't suprise me  county worker   Apr-29-09 05:48 PM   #76 
  - Amen and ty  BoneDaddy   Apr-30-09 01:41 PM   #110 
  - I guess my contributions to food aid charities don't count,  MineralMan   Apr-29-09 02:34 PM   #12 
  - Somebody give that kid a big juicy, nutritious piece of meat.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Apr-29-09 02:37 PM   #15 
  - Give me his address and I'll send him a Big Mac.  TahitiNut   Apr-29-09 02:41 PM   #17 
  - He has no address. He's hypothetical, you see...  MineralMan   Apr-29-09 02:53 PM   #25 
  - A very good organization.  MineralMan   Apr-29-09 02:41 PM   #18 
  - Seriously, now: Your ceasing to eat animal products  MineralMan   Apr-29-09 02:45 PM   #20 
  - Meet No DUplicitous DUpe, a conscientious vegetarian  MadHound   Apr-29-09 02:50 PM   #22 
  - your argument is absurd...  handmade34   Apr-29-09 04:11 PM   #65 
  - Nice piece of flamebait !  Marrah_G   Apr-29-09 02:52 PM   #23 
  - Marked futher by the absence of the OP from the thread  MineralMan   Apr-29-09 02:55 PM   #27 
  - I'm enjoying all the comments....  No DUplicitous DUpe   Apr-29-09 03:10 PM   #34 
     - Whatever. If that was your goal, why not say so in the original  MineralMan   Apr-29-09 03:12 PM   #35 
     - I'll be more clear in the future.  No DUplicitous DUpe   Apr-29-09 03:16 PM   #39 
     - It's a him? I thought it was Sally Struthers  Touchdown   Apr-29-09 03:38 PM   #50 
        - Nah...click the link in the OP.  MineralMan   Apr-29-09 03:40 PM   #52 
  - Flamebait ???  No DUplicitous DUpe   Apr-29-09 03:12 PM   #36 
  - As someone who has lived and traveled in Africa, I have to say this is bullshit  HamdenRice   Apr-29-09 02:52 PM   #24 
  - excellent post. n/t  Matariki   Apr-29-09 03:09 PM   #33 
  - "This is also slightly racist" No, its not even close to racist.  ZombieHorde   Apr-30-09 01:14 PM   #104 
  - Veganism/Vegetarianism would have little effect on food supply.  superduperfarleft   Apr-29-09 02:56 PM   #28 
  - What does veal have to do with vegetarians? nt  Lisa0825   Apr-29-09 03:23 PM   #42 
     - The calves in veal crates have to come from somewhere.  superduperfarleft   Apr-29-09 03:25 PM   #43 
        - Is this your line of reasoning? Vegetarians eat cheese. Cheese comes from milk.  uppityperson   Apr-29-09 06:29 PM   #82 
           - Of course it's not that simple...  superduperfarleft   Apr-29-09 06:35 PM   #83 
              - Omnivores eat dairy products, vegans don't  uppityperson   Apr-29-09 06:41 PM   #84 
  - How about just cutting down on meat instead?  Matariki   Apr-29-09 03:08 PM   #32 
  - I disagree with the statement "None of us wants little Hamid to die" -  closeupready   Apr-29-09 03:28 PM   #44 
  - Hypothetical Hamid will never die. He's immortal.  MineralMan   Apr-29-09 03:33 PM   #47 
     - Absolutely. However, my response is still valid.  closeupready   Apr-29-09 03:37 PM   #48 
        - Cool! I knew that in a hypothetical way. Really.  MineralMan   Apr-29-09 03:41 PM   #53 
  - #1 for me is Environment.  stuntcat   Apr-29-09 03:38 PM   #49 
  - So, you're OK if I eat what I hunt for and fish for, then....right?  MineralMan   Apr-29-09 03:43 PM   #55 
     - yah!  stuntcat   Apr-29-09 04:04 PM   #60 
  - For your poops. (n/t)  Iggo   Apr-29-09 03:42 PM   #54 
  - Meet NeedleCast  NeedleCast   Apr-29-09 03:45 PM   #56 
  - The 'karma' reason actually makes more sense than the 'lack of food'  RaleighNCDUer   Apr-29-09 03:49 PM   #57 
  - NO WAY!!!  ElboRuum   Apr-30-09 12:44 PM   #95 
  - Consider it done  FamousAmos   Apr-29-09 03:58 PM   #59 
  - Lemme get this straight...  DatManFromNawlins   Apr-29-09 04:05 PM   #61 
  - The issue is with the ability to distribute the food, not the amount of food available  NeedleCast   Apr-29-09 04:21 PM   #66 
  - I knew this wouldn't go well.  flvegan   Apr-29-09 05:22 PM   #72 
  - We really should mention PETA a few times.  Ignis   Apr-30-09 01:10 PM   #102 
  - I think the OP knew it wouldn't also  Marrah_G   Apr-30-09 02:56 PM   #117 
  - I don't know which is worse... the gun nuts, or  demmiblue   Apr-29-09 05:54 PM   #77 
  - I know how you feel...  ElboRuum   Apr-30-09 12:45 PM   #97 
  - americans have a real problem being told what to do  noiretextatique   Apr-29-09 06:20 PM   #78 
  - Yeah, but we don't have a problem telling other people what to do.  Ron Green   Apr-30-09 01:15 PM   #105 
     - privilege  noiretextatique   Apr-30-09 05:10 PM   #120 
  - What this thread needs is some flamebait:  Recursion   Apr-29-09 06:24 PM   #79 
  - Sorry... I'm a human. Humans are omnivores....  scheming daemons   Apr-29-09 09:10 PM   #86 
  - Hmm, so vegetarians should all be dead, then?  Ignis   Apr-30-09 01:09 PM   #101 
  - Self preservation, ecological preservation, for my fellow humans & for the animals  Maru Kitteh   Apr-30-09 01:19 AM   #88 
  - ecological  stuntcat   Apr-30-09 01:47 PM   #112 
  - I just ate some BBQ ribs.  Vickers   Apr-30-09 01:29 AM   #89 
  - At 53, I've recently become a vegetarian....  mike_c   Apr-30-09 09:32 AM   #90 
  - Good for you. Glad to hear your health is better.  Maru Kitteh   Apr-30-09 10:04 AM   #93 
  - Congrats on your improved health!  Ignis   Apr-30-09 01:13 PM   #103 
     - mostly not eating them, although not dogmatically....  mike_c   Apr-30-09 01:31 PM   #107 
     - Great point about learning to cook.  Ignis   Apr-30-09 01:41 PM   #109 
     - We'll have a boca burger now and again but for the most part, we eat many of the same things  Maru Kitteh   Apr-30-09 09:53 PM   #128 
        - True enough, but ...  Ignis   May-01-09 11:38 AM   #131 
  - That's so reasonable, so logic  Bryn   Apr-30-09 09:42 AM   #91 
  - make mine meaty.  dysfunctional press   Apr-30-09 09:48 AM   #92 
  - Ugh, not another one of these posts...  ElboRuum   Apr-30-09 12:39 PM   #94 
  - I don't think smoking directly involves the screams of intelligent creatures.  byronius   Apr-30-09 12:57 PM   #98 
     - So the answer to my question is... you?  ElboRuum   Apr-30-09 01:07 PM   #100 
        - So wise, so wise.  byronius   Apr-30-09 05:59 PM   #122 
           - Whatever, whatever.  ElboRuum   May-01-09 10:57 AM   #129 
  - People who mock my vegetarianism as 'weakness' stop laughing after they lose the arm-wrestling.  byronius   Apr-30-09 12:44 PM   #96 
  - Eat the Rich!  Ignis   Apr-30-09 01:07 PM   #99 
  - If I weren't meant to eat babies and the disabled  superduperfarleft   Apr-30-09 01:52 PM   #114 
  - That is frickin' hilarious!  byronius   Apr-30-09 05:57 PM   #121 
  - I get the "I can't believe you're a vegan" at the gym all the time.  flvegan   Apr-30-09 06:03 PM   #123 
  - Does anyone else find this article to be ironic?  ZombieHorde   Apr-30-09 01:17 PM   #106 
  - So all Buddhists are insane?  Ignis   Apr-30-09 01:42 PM   #111 
     - All the ones I know are pretty crazy. nt  ZombieHorde   Apr-30-09 01:48 PM   #113 
        - Well, that's certainly a good reason to be a bigot!  Ignis   Apr-30-09 02:31 PM   #115 
           - Karma being crazy does not make me a bigot.  ZombieHorde   Apr-30-09 02:50 PM   #116 
              - I suspect you're just ignorant.  Ignis   Apr-30-09 03:00 PM   #119 
                 - I have read many books on the subject, and you're right, it didn't hurt too much.  ZombieHorde   Apr-30-09 07:35 PM   #124 
                 - Such as? (nt)  Ignis   Apr-30-09 08:32 PM   #125 
                    - Such as what? Are you asking for a list of books I've read?  ZombieHorde   Apr-30-09 09:14 PM   #127 
                       - To understand your frame of reference.  Ignis   May-01-09 11:32 AM   #130 
                          - In what way is it not religious culture-bound woo-woo?  ElboRuum   May-01-09 01:10 PM   #133 
                          - So the Western Enlightenment was Christian?  Ignis   May-01-09 02:11 PM   #134 
                             - Cultural Bias? I doubt it...  ElboRuum   May-01-09 05:10 PM   #136 
                                - Again, what are your sources of information?  Ignis   May-01-09 05:55 PM   #138 
                          - I am inbetween the two examples you offered.  ZombieHorde   May-01-09 06:10 PM   #140 
                             - Literal reincarnation is not a required belief.  Ignis   May-01-09 06:43 PM   #141 
                 - Buddhism, by any reasonable definition, is a religion.  ElboRuum   May-01-09 01:05 PM   #132 
  - If I become a vegetarian, Hamid will have enough to eat? Wrong  uppityperson   Apr-30-09 08:57 PM   #126 
  - If I had enough posts under my belt, I'd rec this!  turmeric   May-01-09 03:06 PM   #135 
  - I think you need to understand something...  ElboRuum   May-01-09 05:23 PM   #137 
  - We'd conserve even more resources by switching to  WonderGrunion   May-01-09 06:04 PM   #139 
  - kick  upi402   May-01-09 06:51 PM   #142 
  - You can't be a vegetarian and a liberal at the same time.  Touchdown   May-01-09 07:02 PM   #143 
  - My two pennies as an omnivore  Zomby Woof   May-01-09 07:19 PM   #144 
  - Thanks for this great post, ZW!  Ignis   May-04-09 12:25 PM   #146 
  - I like eating dead animals.  Joe Fields   May-01-09 07:29 PM   #145 
  - Another way to write that...  jmowreader   May-04-09 12:54 PM   #147 
 

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