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GreenPartyVoter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-10-10 01:55 PM
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  -It's OK for vegans to eat oysters (?!?!) jgraz  Apr-10-10 12:09 PM   #0 
  - I guess I'm a whatever-I-want-itarian.  donco6   Apr-10-10 12:11 PM   #1 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-10-10 12:15 PM   #2 
  - Sigh...  jgraz   Apr-10-10 12:16 PM   #3 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-10-10 12:18 PM   #4 
  - Some people have no sense of humor...  ProgressiveProfessor   Apr-10-10 12:25 PM   #8 
     - If you think the same joke posted hundreds of time is funny, you have no sense of humor.  jgraz   Apr-10-10 02:12 PM   #41 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-10-10 02:17 PM   #45 
        - Oh right. So your particular choice of meat makes you a comic genius.  jgraz   Apr-10-10 02:20 PM   #46 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-10-10 02:30 PM   #53 
              - You disrupted poorly. n/t  flvegan   Apr-10-10 03:22 PM   #58 
        - Bully vegans and vegetarians?  ProgressiveProfessor   Apr-10-10 04:18 PM   #60 
  - How 'bout these veggies, then?  MineralMan   Apr-10-10 12:37 PM   #12 
  - frutti di mare  KittyWampus   Apr-10-10 12:40 PM   #14 
     - Nu, ess...ess a bissel...  MineralMan   Apr-10-10 12:43 PM   #17 
  - A "vegan" thread about how it's okay to eat oysters???  lynne   Apr-10-10 12:42 PM   #15 
     - If they can genetically engineer a cow that actually WANTS to be eaten.  Crunchy Frog   Apr-10-10 12:48 PM   #20 
     - The cow thing has already been done  jgraz   Apr-10-10 01:47 PM   #30 
  - I love meat. But wow, that's disgusting. n/t  donco6   Apr-10-10 12:25 PM   #6 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Apr-10-10 12:30 PM   #9 
  - Wow! That's tellin' 'em!  MineralMan   Apr-10-10 12:38 PM   #13 
  - I don't get vegans either  MyNameGoesHere   Apr-10-10 01:53 PM   #33 
  - DU has a collective of folks like this.  flvegan   Apr-10-10 02:01 PM   #38 
     - I need your advice.  tango-tee   Apr-11-10 01:02 AM   #75 
        - No such thing as a "mere" vegetarian.  flvegan   Apr-11-10 02:02 AM   #86 
        - Great idea!  tango-tee   Apr-11-10 05:47 AM   #87 
        - WHat you are suggesting should be a legal reason for an uncontested divorce  MattBaggins   Apr-12-10 06:15 PM   #92 
  - I only have one response to that...  HopeHoops   Apr-10-10 12:34 PM   #11 
  - i am not a vegetarian, but..  endless october   Apr-10-10 01:29 PM   #27 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Apr-10-10 02:10 PM   #40 
  - I'm a meat eater. However,  subaltern   Apr-10-10 02:27 PM   #51 
  - So presumably clams, scallops and mussels are also OK?  FarCenter   Apr-10-10 12:22 PM   #5 
  - For this author, no -- clams and mussels are addressed in the last line of the OP  fishwax   Apr-10-10 12:25 PM   #7 
  - here clams are dug from mud flats using hand tools, not dredged up from the ocean floor  eShirl   Apr-10-10 12:50 PM   #21 
  - Potatoes of the sea...verily...  MineralMan   Apr-10-10 12:51 PM   #22 
     - woot!  eShirl   Apr-10-10 12:52 PM   #23 
        - But, of the shrimps that swim, thou mayest not eat.  MineralMan   Apr-10-10 12:53 PM   #25 
        - LOL  GreenPartyVoter   Apr-10-10 01:55 PM   #36 
  - Mussels are farmed sustainably.  FarCenter   Apr-10-10 03:01 PM   #55 
  - I was thinking mussels, too  d_r   Apr-10-10 01:41 PM   #29 
  - I'm hooked on Tomales Bay oysters.  Webster Green   Apr-10-10 12:34 PM   #10 
  - Grilling is my preferred method, too, although I prefer BBQ sauce over hot sauce  Brother Buzz   Apr-10-10 05:31 PM   #64 
     - Grilling is pretty good, but nothing beats a raw, unadorned oyster.  jgraz   Apr-10-10 10:22 PM   #70 
        - I've shucked my share and enjoy them....  Brother Buzz   Apr-10-10 11:26 PM   #72 
           - Care to share your recipe, Brother Buzz?  tango-tee   Apr-11-10 01:11 AM   #76 
  - AAACK!!! MY SECRET IS EXPOSED!!1  flvegan   Apr-10-10 12:43 PM   #16 
  - Oysters not cute and cuddly?  Crunchy Frog   Apr-10-10 12:46 PM   #18 
  - But they have a face!  Canuckistanian   Apr-10-10 12:46 PM   #19 
  - Eating an animal is, by definition, not vegan.  LeftyMom   Apr-10-10 12:53 PM   #24 
  - But the ethical question is interesting, no?  jgraz   Apr-10-10 01:53 PM   #32 
     - I don't really think there is one.  LeftyMom   Apr-10-10 02:00 PM   #37 
  - But do they feel pain?  madmom   Apr-10-10 01:17 PM   #26 
  - No nervous system  jgraz   Apr-10-10 01:54 PM   #35 
     - They have nervous systems. Very simple ones, but there nevertheless.  Crunchy Frog   Apr-10-10 03:14 PM   #56 
        - Cool. Thanks for the info!  jgraz   Apr-10-10 06:22 PM   #65 
  - "I shouldn't call myself a vegan. I'm not even a vegetarian."  yewberry   Apr-10-10 01:40 PM   #28 
  - I have wondered why...  rasputin1952   Apr-10-10 01:50 PM   #31 
  - You only need to sit by the shore and watch the gulls.  Tesha   Apr-12-10 04:37 PM   #91 
  - No. it's not.  Greyhound   Apr-10-10 01:53 PM   #34 
  - It's OK for vegans to eat dolphin meat as far as I'm concerned  slackmaster   Apr-10-10 02:05 PM   #39 
  - You should probably stick to the gungeon.  jgraz   Apr-10-10 02:14 PM   #43 
     - I've been studying Tibetan Buddhism  slackmaster   Apr-10-10 02:16 PM   #44 
        - OK, now I'm just jealous of you.  jgraz   Apr-10-10 02:24 PM   #49 
  - I think the author of the article is confusing vegan diets with ethical diets.  ZombieHorde   Apr-10-10 02:13 PM   #42 
  - Good point... though many vegans are vegans because they feel it's the only ethical diet.  jgraz   Apr-10-10 02:22 PM   #47 
  - I'm a confirmed meat-a-tarian & I refuse to eat oysters  WolverineDG   Apr-10-10 02:23 PM   #48 
  - Do you feel this post is intended to "push vegans/vegetarians around"?  jgraz   Apr-10-10 02:26 PM   #50 
     - You maybe not, but other responders, yes  WolverineDG   Apr-10-10 02:29 PM   #52 
     - Can vegans eat mushrooms?  FarCenter   Apr-10-10 03:25 PM   #59 
     - Of course.  LeftyMom   Apr-10-10 04:20 PM   #61 
        - How about sea cucumbers?  FarCenter   Apr-10-10 04:35 PM   #62 
           - Nope. Can't eat sea apples either.  jmowreader   Apr-10-10 05:28 PM   #63 
     - Do you really think there can ever be a "discussion" of veganism on DU?  superduperfarleft   Apr-11-10 10:28 AM   #89 
        - Sigh, you're probably right.  jgraz   Apr-11-10 01:03 PM   #90 
  - Good grief. I haven't seen a head twisted around that far since "The Exorcist."  Gormy Cuss   Apr-10-10 02:33 PM   #54 
  - I'm a strict vegan...  Crunchy Frog   Apr-10-10 03:19 PM   #57 
  - I think that would make you a vegan part-timer....and prime rib roast is  TK421   Apr-10-10 06:29 PM   #68 
  - Vegetarian Classifications...  Flubadubya   Apr-10-10 06:23 PM   #66 
  - By way of comparison  FarCenter   Apr-10-10 06:34 PM   #69 
  - The Inuit?  flvegan   Apr-10-10 10:29 PM   #71 
  - There's Lacto-Vege-Lesbyterian restaurant in my neighborhood  slackmaster   Apr-11-10 10:07 AM   #88 
  - delete dupe  Flubadubya   Apr-10-10 06:24 PM   #67 
  - Summary of the article:  johnaries   Apr-11-10 12:37 AM   #73 
  - The author plainly states that he cannot label himself a vegan.  Luminous Animal   Apr-11-10 01:30 AM   #80 
  - It's OK for vegans to eat oysters.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Apr-11-10 12:43 AM   #74 
  - What whole thing?  flvegan   Apr-11-10 01:23 AM   #77 
     - The whole vegan thing.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Apr-11-10 01:25 AM   #78 
        - Yeah, well much like asking Bornagin*heh to give up being a total fucking douchebag  flvegan   Apr-11-10 01:28 AM   #79 
        - Listen, I understand why you're bitter.  HiFructosePronSyrup   Apr-11-10 01:31 AM   #81 
           - Heh.  flvegan   Apr-11-10 01:33 AM   #82 
              - Why would I be bitter?  HiFructosePronSyrup   Apr-11-10 01:36 AM   #84 
                 - Heh.  flvegan   Apr-11-10 01:41 AM   #85 
        - Would you be satisfied if flvegan began eating oysters but otherwise...  Boojatta   Apr-12-10 06:33 PM   #93 
  - "My robe, Antoninus."  Warren DeMontague   Apr-11-10 01:33 AM   #83 
  - Eww  JerseygirlCT   Apr-12-10 06:35 PM   #94 
 

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