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Response to Reply #159
161. Stick to policing (scary thought) and leave biology to people who know what they're talking about.
Here's a hint: there's no such thing as a single continuous food chain that leads all the way up to humans, that's something you must've learned in fifth grade right before you dropped out. In a food web, lions would be practically right next to humans.
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  -The Moral Ferocity of Eating Animals spiritual_gunfighter  Oct-29-09 08:18 AM   #0 
  - Call me Satan.  SIMPLYB1980   Oct-29-09 08:23 AM   #1 
  - rofl, im the same these threads always make me want a steak  vadawg   Oct-29-09 08:25 AM   #2 
  - I know. The though of a dead cow makes me hungry every time.  SIMPLYB1980   Oct-29-09 08:28 AM   # 
  - So ok.. a dead cow makes you hungry, I get that  underseasurveyor   Oct-29-09 11:49 AM   #85 
     - I know exactly how much an animal suffers.  SIMPLYB1980   Oct-29-09 12:26 PM   #107 
     - You killing an animal and eating is MUCH different  underseasurveyor   Oct-29-09 12:30 PM   #112 
        - Not really life is still hard for them in the wild.  SIMPLYB1980   Oct-29-09 12:51 PM   #124 
           - Apples will never be oranges no matter how much you wish them to be  underseasurveyor   Oct-29-09 12:55 PM   #128 
              - So you say.  SIMPLYB1980   Oct-29-09 01:05 PM   #133 
     - What do you propose?  rd_kent   Oct-29-09 01:47 PM   #157 
     - As always, I'm a day late.  Altoid_Cyclist   Oct-30-09 01:42 PM   #249 
     - "so horrific for the animals"  Ignis   Oct-29-09 09:59 PM   #235 
        - What it is doing to us is so key in this issue  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 10:41 PM   #239 
        - Sadly I've seen and heard the stories  underseasurveyor   Oct-29-09 11:02 PM   #240 
        - I didn't want to wade into any of that up/downstream, but...  Ignis   Oct-30-09 12:54 PM   #247 
        - Hugs to you  underseasurveyor   Oct-29-09 11:33 PM   #241 
           - Coconut milk yogurt...mmmm!  Ignis   Oct-30-09 12:52 PM   #246 
  - Try actually reading the article next time n/t  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 08:55 AM   #25 
     - I read what you posted.  SIMPLYB1980   Oct-29-09 08:59 AM   #27 
        - You obviously didn't  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 09:06 AM   #36 
           - Oh please.  SIMPLYB1980   Oct-29-09 09:11 AM   #39 
           - Ah, the "I feel like a steak right now" crowd is right on time. No one is saying don't eat  zonkers   Oct-29-09 11:08 AM   #72 
              - and all we said was that for some reason when these threads appear the cravings start  vadawg   Oct-29-09 11:10 AM   #73 
              - I think you are insincere and enjoy being a contrarian. I doubt you feel like a steak right now.  zonkers   Oct-29-09 11:14 AM   #74 
                 - to late i already had a couple of cheeseburgers since this thread started  vadawg   Oct-29-09 11:28 AM   #78 
                    - You have been branded  conscious evolution   Oct-29-09 11:39 AM   #82 
                       - not really i ate meat long before i saw any adverts for it. same as my ancestors did...  vadawg   Oct-29-09 11:53 AM   #89 
              - Guilty as charged.  SIMPLYB1980   Oct-29-09 12:24 PM   #104 
              - mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm its whats for dinner  vadawg   Oct-29-09 12:29 PM   #111 
              - Making my mouth water!!  Harry Monroe   Oct-29-09 09:11 PM   #225 
              - Vile is as vile does.  Lorien   Oct-29-09 09:22 PM   #229 
              - LOL!  SIMPLYB1980   Oct-29-09 09:32 PM   #231 
              - wow  Archbishop   Oct-30-09 01:45 PM   #250 
              - Sociopaths all. nt  Lorien   Oct-29-09 09:17 PM   #226 
                 - Or just stupid.  Cetacea   Oct-30-09 12:36 AM   #242 
  - just be sure to cook it thoroughly  Bill McBlueState   Oct-29-09 08:29 AM   #5 
     - I've been eating medium rare steaks for about 20 years.  SIMPLYB1980   Oct-29-09 08:34 AM   #9 
        - i got a couple of deer hanging at my buddies as we speak  vadawg   Oct-29-09 08:36 AM   #10 
        - Yum deer jerky! I probably won't get to go hunting  SIMPLYB1980   Oct-29-09 08:40 AM   #13 
        - i like the deermeat aged though my buddy calls it rotten and then bbqed  vadawg   Oct-29-09 08:45 AM   #17 
           - Ageing deer meat I've heard takes out some  SIMPLYB1980   Oct-29-09 08:56 AM   #26 
        - That deer meat is probably 100% safer to eat than the meat from a factory farm.  fasttense   Oct-29-09 08:47 AM   #19 
        - lol i am agreeing with you in a sense, i just dont think the general pop is going to give up their  vadawg   Oct-29-09 08:49 AM   #20 
        - Yeah, so I'm told I can't match the price of my meat to the price sold at Wally World.  fasttense   Oct-29-09 09:11 AM   #38 
        - I've heard all this before.  SIMPLYB1980   Oct-29-09 09:05 AM   #33 
        - Meijer, our local, somewhat gentler version of Wal-Mart,  Bill McBlueState   Oct-29-09 09:05 AM   #35 
        - And I'm betting that those deer died quicker  underseasurveyor   Oct-29-09 11:57 AM   #92 
           - probuably not a lot quicker, not all kills are clean and quick  vadawg   Oct-29-09 12:32 PM   #114 
           - OK let's assume for a moment that the kill was not quick.  underseasurveyor   Oct-29-09 12:47 PM   #120 
              - what you think the bear i euthanized as it lay in the brush crying wasnt feeling pain  vadawg   Oct-29-09 12:49 PM   #123 
                 - Missed the point  underseasurveyor   Oct-29-09 01:02 PM   #132 
                    - yeah thats right, you need to reread that post and see if you understand what im saying  vadawg   Oct-29-09 01:06 PM   #134 
                       - Well did you shoot that bear and then allow it to lie there and suffer  underseasurveyor   Oct-29-09 01:12 PM   #136 
                          - i thought the word euthanise would have been a clue, the bear in question was wounded earlier  vadawg   Oct-29-09 01:18 PM   #137 
                             - I thought that your use of the word euthanize  underseasurveyor   Oct-29-09 02:21 PM   #176 
                                - no probs, we just have a different way of looking at animals, im not going to judge you on yours  vadawg   Oct-29-09 02:31 PM   #178 
                                   - And as long as you treat them kindly, respectfully and  underseasurveyor   Oct-29-09 02:36 PM   #182 
                                      - lol we can at least argue without to much name calling  vadawg   Oct-29-09 02:42 PM   #185 
                                         - Then don't tell me I'm sure I don't want to know  underseasurveyor   Oct-29-09 02:47 PM   #188 
           - Dead is Dead.  SIMPLYB1980   Oct-29-09 12:45 PM   #119 
        - No, taking responsibility for your own food is great  Bill McBlueState   Oct-29-09 09:03 AM   #31 
           - sorry, but my apartment complex does not allow cows. nt  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-29-09 09:21 AM   #44 
              - are we also gonna have the veges have to grow their own food  vadawg   Oct-29-09 09:42 AM   #52 
  - knr. be wary, the ' DONT TELL ME WHAT I CAN EAT!!!!' crowd will arrive soon..  Mari333   Oct-29-09 08:28 AM   #3 
  - They have alread arrived  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 08:54 AM   #24 
  - god forbid they would actually READ the article before spouting off.  Mari333   Oct-29-09 09:36 AM   #50 
  - And some people prefer to comment about other DUers...  Zodiak   Oct-29-09 01:40 PM   #148 
  - I don't think it's about not eating meat, I think  tmyers09   Oct-29-09 08:28 AM   #4 
  - Know a farmer, live near them etc  Bluenorthwest   Oct-29-09 08:41 AM   #15 
     - lol i can see the population of New York all having their own farmer, they would have to drive to  vadawg   Oct-29-09 08:46 AM   #18 
  - I read this to my dog and he licked his chops.  undeterred   Oct-29-09 08:31 AM   #6 
  - I read it to my dog too, right before I grilled his ass and ate him  The Straight Story   Oct-29-09 08:32 AM   #8 
  - I read it to my dog, and, like me, she doesn't understand why anyone  Critters2   Oct-29-09 12:25 PM   #106 
     - Dogs are carnivores.  undeterred   Oct-29-09 01:19 PM   #138 
     - Dogs are omnivores. n/t  superduperfarleft   Oct-29-09 01:23 PM   #141 
     - There's a debate on that...  undeterred   Oct-29-09 01:32 PM   #144 
        - By whom?  flvegan   Oct-29-09 01:44 PM   #152 
        - but serious question here, do you think that given to their own devices they wouldnt eat meat  vadawg   Oct-29-09 01:46 PM   #156 
           - Of course they would.  flvegan   Oct-29-09 02:38 PM   #184 
        - Do you know what the defintion of "omnivore" and "carnivore" is?  superduperfarleft   Oct-29-09 01:45 PM   #154 
     - Check the world record book. The oldest living dog is a vegetarian. nt  Lorien   Oct-29-09 09:24 PM   #230 
     - puh-LEASE. Put a steak down in fromt of your dog and see what she thinks then.  rd_kent   Oct-29-09 01:51 PM   #160 
  - Link to "The Meatrix" if anyone hasn't seen it yet.  Altoid_Cyclist   Oct-29-09 08:31 AM   #7 
  - You all need to read the article before you reply. It's not about eating meat.  fasttense   Oct-29-09 08:38 AM   #11 
  - problem is if we didnt factory farm, meat would cost a lot more, in cash and resources  vadawg   Oct-29-09 08:43 AM   #16 
  - Would meat really cost a lot more if we all bought from farmers?  fasttense   Oct-29-09 09:01 AM   #29 
  - yeah but imagine everyone else buying that same meat, the price will go up  vadawg   Oct-29-09 09:05 AM   #34 
  - I live in a rural town that;s leading the way in sustainable agriculture  cali   Oct-29-09 09:29 AM   #49 
  - 'down the road' for you would be a 2+ hour round trip for the majority  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-29-09 09:40 AM   #51 
  - But it's not really cheaper, it just seems that way  unpossibles   Oct-29-09 09:06 AM   #37 
  - Great response  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 09:14 AM   #41 
  - That's smug calling the kettle smug. nt  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-29-09 09:42 AM   #53 
     - spend twenty years with strangers making jokes and complaints about your diet  unpossibles   Oct-29-09 09:50 AM   #58 
        - +1 nt  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 10:03 AM   #62 
        - If you really didn't care, you wouldn't have posted,  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-29-09 10:42 AM   #64 
           - it's called having a conversation  unpossibles   Oct-29-09 11:53 AM   #88 
              - You're the one who said 'fuck off' - real conversational.  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-29-09 12:18 PM   #100 
                 - look, twenty years and a clean bill of health from my doctor tell me my diet is just fine  unpossibles   Oct-29-09 12:27 PM   #108 
                    - I applaud your efforts.  Ignis   Oct-29-09 10:09 PM   #237 
  - Learn To Plan Meals, and Cook  NashVegas   Oct-29-09 06:45 PM   #215 
     - Exactly.  diamidue   Oct-29-09 08:12 PM   #217 
     - A single serving of meat , according to the FDA is 2-3 oz.  Luminous Animal   Oct-29-09 09:56 PM   #234 
        - Even Better  NashVegas   Oct-30-09 12:54 PM   #248 
           - Nope. But I'll check her out.  Luminous Animal   Oct-30-09 01:57 PM   #251 
  - Thank you for reading the article  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 08:51 AM   #21 
  - Yes.  Ms. Toad   Oct-29-09 09:24 AM   #46 
  - You go on about this as if we weren't all aware of it already.  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-29-09 09:23 AM   #45 
  - We hate republicans telling us what's moral  Uben   Oct-29-09 08:40 AM   #12 
  - Try actually reading the article before you comment next time  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 08:53 AM   #23 
  - I think you missed the point  unpossibles   Oct-29-09 09:20 AM   #43 
  - Vegetarians are part of the problem too.  AllieB   Oct-29-09 08:40 AM   #14 
  - Problem?  Uben   Oct-29-09 08:53 AM   #22 
  - That is correct. I was just pointing put that no one is morally superior.  AllieB   Oct-29-09 09:04 AM   #32 
     - It seems to me that you are projecting a bit  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 09:12 AM   #40 
        - Obviously my post touches on factory farming, but there are many moralists on DU  AllieB   Oct-29-09 09:25 AM   #47 
  - sort of true, but most of that soy, corn, etc.  unpossibles   Oct-29-09 09:43 AM   #54 
  - Many well-informed omnivores also shop farmers markets and support local farmers.  AllieB   Oct-29-09 11:19 AM   #75 
     - Oh, I totally agree and apologize for implying they do not  unpossibles   Oct-29-09 12:16 PM   #99 
  - Again, the vast majority of monocrops are grown for animal feed.  yewberry   Oct-29-09 02:37 PM   #183 
     - No one's saying they aren't.  AllieB   Oct-29-09 04:25 PM   #198 
        - I'm not sure where the "all meat eaters are inherently evil" idea came in  yewberry   Oct-29-09 08:50 PM   #223 
           - Plenty of conscientious omnivores get attacked by the meat police on these threads.  AllieB   Oct-29-09 09:19 PM   #228 
              - I'm not saying you are wrong but I am challenging you to prove this...  Luminous Animal   Oct-29-09 10:00 PM   #236 
              - Petroleum used to ship, refridgeration of produce in those trucks, water used in big agriculture,  AllieB   Oct-30-09 07:28 AM   #243 
                 - Your saying so, isn't proof.  Luminous Animal   Oct-30-09 09:52 AM   #244 
              - "How is transporting a pound of wheat different than transporting a pound of beef?"  Ignis   Oct-30-09 02:14 PM   #252 
  - Sorry the eating plants is more efficient argument is bullshit  Beacho   Oct-29-09 09:01 AM   #28 
  - more than one study has shown that producing meat  unpossibles   Oct-29-09 09:45 AM   #55 
  - and 'some people say'  Beacho   Oct-29-09 11:21 AM   #76 
     - of course not all grazing land is suitable for crops  unpossibles   Oct-29-09 12:12 PM   #98 
        - Not fooling myself about anything  Beacho   Oct-29-09 05:58 PM   #208 
           - Great post.  AllieB   Oct-29-09 08:50 PM   #222 
           - fair enough but point by point  unpossibles   Oct-29-09 09:18 PM   #227 
              - Now, that's a great post!  Luminous Animal   Oct-29-09 10:13 PM   #238 
                 - thanks. It's a shame that the other person will likely just ignore me  unpossibles   Oct-30-09 12:49 PM   #245 
  - There are no "factories" producing plants. nt  Critters2   Oct-29-09 12:28 PM   #109 
     - But there are monocrops like soy, wheat, and corn that are devastating to ecosystems.  AllieB   Oct-29-09 12:53 PM   #126 
  - Today I'll Visit a Seasonal Farmers' Market  NashVegas   Oct-29-09 09:03 AM   #30 
  - Yawn.  Zavulon   Oct-29-09 09:16 AM   #42 
  - Yet another person who didnt read the article  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 09:58 AM   #59 
  - First of all, thank you for the post.  Altoid_Cyclist   Oct-29-09 11:28 AM   #77 
  - I will check out the Meatrix thanks for the link  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 11:47 AM   #83 
     - You're welcome.  Altoid_Cyclist   Oct-29-09 11:58 AM   #93 
  - I did read it, but thanks for your  Zavulon   Oct-30-09 11:32 PM   #253 
  - Hey, No Problem  NashVegas   Oct-29-09 12:48 PM   #121 
     - Everything's bad for you. That's what we're told. I'm going to take my chances  Zavulon   Oct-30-09 11:36 PM   #254 
  - Another animal rights thread to hide  tonysam   Oct-29-09 09:26 AM   #48 
  - You should probably hide all threads you comment on without reading  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 09:59 AM   #60 
  - K and R The less meat the better.... healthwise.  Smarmie Doofus   Oct-29-09 09:46 AM   #56 
  - Yes, factory farms suck. No question about it.  MineralMan   Oct-29-09 09:48 AM   #57 
  - We SERIOUSLY need a Face Palm icon.  Dogmudgeon   Oct-29-09 10:01 AM   #61 
  - Save a face palm for those  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 10:04 AM   #63 
  - Is this an attack on meat-eating or on factory farming? Poor title, I think.  Donald Ian Rankin   Oct-29-09 10:55 AM   #65 
  - The title of Foer's book is...  Luminous Animal   Oct-29-09 11:02 AM   #68 
  - It is Dr. Weill's title  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 11:06 AM   #71 
  - K&R  Luminous Animal   Oct-29-09 10:57 AM   #66 
  - I'm going to enjoy a nice rare, bloody pink fillet mignon tonight and love every bite.  NoodleyAppendage   Oct-29-09 10:58 AM   #67 
  - Another person who is functionally illiterate.  Luminous Animal   Oct-29-09 11:04 AM   #69 
  - You obviously didnt read the article  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 11:05 AM   #70 
     - No, it's actually about not eating meat. The destructive factory farms angle is just cover.  NoodleyAppendage   Oct-29-09 01:42 PM   #150 
        - +100  SIMPLYB1980   Oct-29-09 02:01 PM   #168 
        - He admits in the article that he eats fish twice a week  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 03:40 PM   #193 
  - Unrec for more PETA nonsense. n/t  ddeclue   Oct-29-09 11:29 AM   #79 
  - Please elaborate on the PETA nonsense.  Luminous Animal   Oct-29-09 11:31 AM   #80 
  - Now now, take it easy.  Altoid_Cyclist   Oct-29-09 11:54 AM   #90 
  - That's that poster's dumbass response to every thread on this topic.  flvegan   Oct-29-09 12:37 PM   #116 
     - "Dumbass."  superduperfarleft   Oct-29-09 01:23 PM   #142 
  - You obviously didnt read the article  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 11:49 AM   #86 
  - Doc Weil should go have a cheezburger and StFU.  cliffordu   Oct-29-09 11:35 AM   #81 
  - Another idiot who didnt read the article  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 11:51 AM   #87 
     - That's mister idiot to you.  cliffordu   Oct-29-09 11:55 AM   #91 
  - This post sure brought out  conscious evolution   Oct-29-09 11:49 AM   #84 
  - I love bacon.  yawnmaster   Oct-29-09 11:59 AM   #94 
  - Hey look  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 12:05 PM   #96 
     - Oh I read it. The entire piece. Even so, I still like bacon...  yawnmaster   Oct-29-09 12:20 PM   #102 
     - Alas... effort, comprehension and humanity  underseasurveyor   Oct-29-09 12:22 PM   #103 
  - question to farmers. What do you do with most of the male chicks that hatch?  yawnmaster   Oct-29-09 12:05 PM   #95 
  - Factory farming is twisted and un-necessarily cruel. And I eat meat. K&R  20score   Oct-29-09 12:11 PM   #97 
  - Thank you for your reply  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 12:19 PM   #101 
  - K&R  chatnoir   Oct-29-09 12:24 PM   #105 
  - How many lives to support one life?  skip fox   Oct-29-09 12:29 PM   #110 
  - I'm sure I have gone through many cows, pigs and chickens, in my life...  yawnmaster   Oct-29-09 12:34 PM   #115 
     - "yawnmaster" . . . very appropriate.  skip fox   Oct-29-09 12:44 PM   #117 
     - The type of response that you're replying to has cracked me up for some time.  flvegan   Oct-29-09 12:59 PM   #129 
        - When they start talking about "top of the food chain"...  superduperfarleft   Oct-29-09 01:25 PM   #143 
           - we are top of the food chain because of our use of tools, so you put me up against a lion  vadawg   Oct-29-09 01:48 PM   #159 
              - Stick to policing (scary thought) and leave biology to people who know what they're talking about.  superduperfarleft   Oct-29-09 01:52 PM   #161 
                 - not if im hungry and hes hungry and i have my aforementioned armoured vehicle  vadawg   Oct-29-09 01:56 PM   #163 
                 - "Whether you like it or not."  superduperfarleft   Oct-29-09 01:57 PM   #164 
                    - okay disprove what i said, tell me which animal is the #1 predator  vadawg   Oct-29-09 02:03 PM   #169 
                       - There's no such thing as a "#1 predator." That's why it's called a "web."  superduperfarleft   Oct-29-09 02:15 PM   #173 
                          - im sorry but if i want to spend the money i can go hunt anything and everything on the planet  vadawg   Oct-29-09 02:34 PM   #180 
                          - Alright, I'll give you that. Sure.  superduperfarleft   Oct-29-09 05:18 PM   #202 
                          - humans are the top predator. What species is the next? there may be more than one...  yawnmaster   Oct-29-09 02:46 PM   #187 
                             - RE: web  superduperfarleft   Oct-29-09 05:19 PM   #203 
                                - Huh? what is the point? how does whether a gazelle eats a lion depend on nomenclature?  yawnmaster   Oct-29-09 06:39 PM   #214 
                 - Nonsense.  RaleighNCDUer   Oct-29-09 02:43 PM   #186 
                    - nice! I like your expansion of the "web" analogy. eom  yawnmaster   Oct-29-09 02:47 PM   #189 
     - How many supermarkets filled with health alternatives to meat  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 03:43 PM   #194 
  - This article is implicitly about eating meat. It uses factory farming as the argument...  yawnmaster   Oct-29-09 12:30 PM   #113 
  - Good article.  flvegan   Oct-29-09 12:44 PM   #118 
  - Many of the juvenile responses are from those who may in the future  skip fox   Oct-29-09 12:49 PM   #122 
     - lol so only juveniles eat meat, id say its usually the juveniles who cry that everyone dosent think  vadawg   Oct-29-09 12:51 PM   #125 
     - No, going into a thread where people are discussing the environmental impact of diet  superduperfarleft   Oct-29-09 01:21 PM   #140 
     - no pointing out that for some reason these threads always make you want steak is pointing out a  vadawg   Oct-29-09 01:40 PM   #147 
        - Surrrreee.....  superduperfarleft   Oct-29-09 01:41 PM   #149 
           - no was just pointing out that the thread suddenly made me want steak  vadawg   Oct-29-09 01:43 PM   #151 
              - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Oct-29-09 01:47 PM   #158 
     - Simple reading would have alerted you to the fact that I wrote  skip fox   Oct-29-09 02:00 PM   #166 
     - Simple reading would have alerted you to the fact that I wrote  skip fox   Oct-29-09 02:01 PM   #167 
     - I didn't eat meat for over 10 years.  AllieB   Oct-29-09 01:00 PM   #130 
  - Wonderful article Thanks for posting.  Xenotime   Oct-29-09 12:54 PM   #127 
  - So how about my two parrots? They eat MEAT  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-29-09 01:02 PM   #131 
  - PUT THEM TO DEATH!  kenny blankenship   Oct-29-09 02:35 PM   #181 
     - A week ago it would not have been funny  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-29-09 05:16 PM   #201 
        - I am truly sorry.  kenny blankenship   Oct-29-09 05:32 PM   #205 
           - No worries, good thing the conure does not read  nadinbrzezinski   Oct-29-09 06:09 PM   #210 
  - Government is supposed to enforce sanitary & humane factory farm conditions. n/t  philly_bob   Oct-29-09 01:11 PM   #135 
  - In the UK most supermarkets sell none factory farm meat.  jenniferj   Oct-29-09 01:21 PM   #139 
  - At least you understand and are trying to stay away from factory farmed meat.  AllieB   Oct-29-09 01:59 PM   #165 
     - I was shown videos of animal cruelty in middle school  jenniferj   Oct-29-09 03:47 PM   #195 
  - "bushels of baby chicks, alive and cheeping, dumped into a grinder."  Occam Bandage   Oct-29-09 01:33 PM   #145 
  - lol yes your sick, but it does sound like a comedy skit...  vadawg   Oct-29-09 01:38 PM   #146 
  - I thought that was how they made McDonald's Chicken Nuggets. Mmmmm...good eatin' n/t  NoodleyAppendage   Oct-29-09 01:45 PM   #153 
  - As gruesome as it seems, I believe that dropping the chicks into a proper grinder is actually...  yawnmaster   Oct-29-09 02:54 PM   #190 
  - Here's the video--it's real comedy gold.  QC   Oct-29-09 03:35 PM   #192 
     - Is there any evidence that this a slower or more painful way to kill them  JonQ   Oct-29-09 03:50 PM   #197 
  - We need meat, we like meat, the population is too high, so this is the only way  rd_kent   Oct-29-09 01:45 PM   #155 
  - I HATE factory farms, why I grow my own meat, or eat from friend's cow.  uppityperson   Oct-29-09 01:54 PM   #162 
  - But that's just too logical.  AllieB   Oct-29-09 02:10 PM   #171 
  - Mr. President: STOP THIS EVIL DOER!  kenny blankenship   Oct-29-09 02:03 PM   #170 
  - Better watch out for the evil meat eaters!  SIMPLYB1980   Oct-29-09 02:13 PM   #172 
  - what's funny is, if we humans ate the amount of meat chimps do  unpossibles   Oct-29-09 04:50 PM   #199 
     - Wow who would expect that I have almost the same  SIMPLYB1980   Oct-29-09 05:46 PM   #207 
        - you chase down and kill monkeys with your bare hands then eat them raw?  unpossibles   Oct-29-09 08:40 PM   #219 
           - Yep. Then I drink their blood!!!11!  SIMPLYB1980   Oct-29-09 09:39 PM   #233 
  - Animals dont have supermarkets full of healty and tasty alternatives to meat consumption  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 03:31 PM   #191 
  - is it possible to address the sickening reality of factory farming?  G_j   Oct-29-09 02:15 PM   #174 
  - Jokes as a way to dull any feeling  chatnoir   Oct-29-09 02:21 PM   #177 
  - well, the situation is a very real.  G_j   Oct-29-09 06:11 PM   #211 
  - I think it's that jokes make them feel less guilty.  Coventina   Oct-29-09 05:03 PM   #200 
  - "Rome's a-burnin'? I'mma get mah fiddle!"  Ignis   Oct-29-09 09:38 PM   #232 
  - Grass-fed freezer meet.  izzybeans   Oct-29-09 02:19 PM   #175 
  - I have moral qualms about eating meat, but I feel so unhealthy if I don't  Romulox   Oct-29-09 02:33 PM   #179 
  - I can not tolerate factory farming, at all...it is disgusting and evil  and-justice-for-all   Oct-29-09 03:49 PM   #196 
  - raised in windowless jails? Why resort to hand wringing?  backwoodsbob   Oct-29-09 05:31 PM   #204 
  - Just because there aren't factory farms where you live  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 06:11 PM   #212 
  - STUPID ALERT!  deaniac21   Oct-29-09 05:33 PM   #206 
  - If you eat meat, it's best to make sure it's local farm raised...  Danger Mouse   Oct-29-09 06:02 PM   #209 
  - We can thank the spread of H1N1 on factory farms  spiritual_gunfighter   Oct-29-09 06:13 PM   #213 
  - I love meat as much as anybody...and I really should be better about this...  Danger Mouse   Oct-29-09 08:01 PM   #216 
  - Yes, but  diamidue   Oct-29-09 08:21 PM   #218 
     - It depends on the farm.  AllieB   Oct-29-09 08:47 PM   #221 
  - I stop eating animals in my teens - to each their own  keep_it_real   Oct-29-09 08:46 PM   #220 
  - I love meat.  bigwillq   Oct-29-09 08:59 PM   #224 
 

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