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LeftyMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-15-11 08:01 PM
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65. Here's an explanation and a video:
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  -"The butter cow represents humankind's tyranny over defenseless animals." The Straight Story  Aug-15-11 11:17 AM   #0 
  - If they really cared, they would've made a shitload to toast and pancakes ...  meegbear   Aug-15-11 11:19 AM   #1 
  - Oh yum!  HappyMe   Aug-15-11 12:48 PM   #11 
  - indeed.  veganlush   Aug-15-11 11:20 AM   #2 
  - yup  stuntcat   Aug-15-11 11:51 AM   #4 
  - True. "Belly up" is more than a catchy phrase. Palin eats LOTS of meat, BTW.  Honeycombe8   Aug-15-11 12:13 PM   #9 
  - Lol. How evil of us to raise, kill and eat our own prey!!!  DFab420   Aug-15-11 11:28 AM   #3 
  - -cough- India  eShirl   Aug-15-11 11:56 AM   #5 
  - India doesn't eat meat????  DFab420   Aug-15-11 01:28 PM   #16 
  - They don't use ghee either. nt  uppityperson   Aug-15-11 01:41 PM   #31 
  - hahahah I had to google Ghee.  DFab420   Aug-15-11 01:42 PM   #33 
     - Clarified butter. From butter. From milk. From.....cows (omg!)  uppityperson   Aug-15-11 01:45 PM   #34 
        - I agree with that, factory farming is horrible..but eating meat is not.  DFab420   Aug-15-11 01:47 PM   #38 
  - lol  eShirl   Aug-15-11 03:38 PM   #56 
  - no butter, or other milk products at all? Huh.  uppityperson   Aug-15-11 01:41 PM   #30 
  - No, you'll have to try Veganaise.  roody   Aug-15-11 07:33 PM   #61 
     - I tried it  jmowreader   Aug-15-11 08:38 PM   #66 
        - yummy  roody   Aug-16-11 12:40 AM   #69 
  - I'm guessing the Lamb Vindaloo is off tonight, then?  jberryhill   Aug-15-11 01:52 PM   #42 
  - lol  DFab420   Aug-15-11 02:50 PM   #52 
  - Traditional Hindu and Buddhist vegetarians consume milk products and eggs.  Odin2005   Aug-15-11 07:32 PM   #60 
  - Many of my Indian students  xmas74   Aug-15-11 09:27 PM   #67 
  - Considering that meat intake is *much* less among developing nations...  LanternWaste   Aug-15-11 12:09 PM   #6 
  - The healthiest people in teh world don't eat meat. It's also the most inefficient source of food in  Honeycombe8   Aug-15-11 12:11 PM   #8 
     - yah, at least 9 pounds of FOOD are fed to animals for each pound of meat  stuntcat   Aug-15-11 12:45 PM   #10 
     - Well they should just grow quinoa and sell it to the westerners then...who have already  DFab420   Aug-15-11 01:39 PM   #26 
     - ooo yes! I see what this has to do with the fact that 9 lbs of food are used for each lb of meat!!  stuntcat   Aug-15-11 01:45 PM   #35 
        - I suppose if you consider  pipoman   Aug-16-11 06:04 AM   #71 
           - much of the food grown in former forests of South America..  stuntcat   Aug-16-11 08:48 AM   #72 
     - Well you are talking about growing mass quantities of food in South America  DFab420   Aug-15-11 02:47 PM   #49 
     - People are starving because of Capitalism, not people eating meat.  Odin2005   Aug-15-11 07:40 PM   #63 
     - IIRC the Japanese are the longest lived people on earth  hifiguy   Aug-15-11 01:25 PM   #13 
     - fish  stuntcat   Aug-15-11 01:31 PM   #19 
     - Not so defined by BILLIONS. E.g., Catholics. "Meat" is generally considered from warm-blooded animal  WinkyDink   Aug-15-11 01:36 PM   #24 
        - We define things scientifically here in reality.  JVS   Aug-15-11 02:21 PM   #48 
        - +100000 Just because the bible says it isn't meat doesn't mean it FACTUALLY isn't...  DFab420   Aug-15-11 02:48 PM   #50 
        - Meat is the flesh of animals as used for food. Fish are animals. So are shellfish.  uppityperson   Aug-15-11 02:53 PM   #53 
        - Just one more thing Catholics are wrong about.  ZombieHorde   Aug-15-11 11:40 PM   #68 
     - A lot of the high plains of the US is too dry to farm w/o irrigation, but is perfect for cattle.  Odin2005   Aug-15-11 07:37 PM   #62 
  - just gatherers  dameocrat67   Aug-15-11 01:22 PM   #12 
  - I don't know a single person who thinks we evolved as vegans :D  stuntcat   Aug-15-11 01:28 PM   #15 
  - That's a very silly view of what being an Omnivore is.  DFab420   Aug-15-11 01:33 PM   #22 
  - I wouldn't! :D  stuntcat   Aug-15-11 01:42 PM   #32 
     - Again, I bet they wouldn't give a flying care if the animals were in pens, since it would be more  DFab420   Aug-15-11 01:46 PM   #37 
  - Biological evolution is non-directional, non-teleological.  Igel   Aug-15-11 02:17 PM   #47 
  - lol. Didn't you know the protein that allowed our frontal lobes to evolve was found in nuts and raw  DFab420   Aug-15-11 01:30 PM   #18 
  - Aren't grains and veggies cheaper to grow than animals that EAT those grains & veggies?  WinkyDink   Aug-15-11 01:31 PM   #20 
  - Good for them. It wasn't violent, didn't hurt anyone or any property or the cow, and made a point.  Honeycombe8   Aug-15-11 12:09 PM   #7 
  - Free butter cows!!...  SidDithers   Aug-15-11 01:26 PM   #14 
  - Butter, cheese, sour cream, ice cream...life without dairy is not a life worth living.  TwilightGardener   Aug-15-11 01:29 PM   #17 
  - Well, the perspective was not from OUR eyes.  WinkyDink   Aug-15-11 01:32 PM   #21 
  - I am a vegetarian, but I do eat dairy products.  RebelOne   Aug-15-11 01:39 PM   #27 
     - cept for the baby chickens who will never know life because of you!!!!!!  DFab420   Aug-15-11 01:48 PM   #39 
     - Naw, most commercial eggs are unfertilized, so it is more like eating  uppityperson   Aug-15-11 02:55 PM   #55 
     - What? They are.  LeftyMom   Aug-15-11 02:02 PM   #46 
        - A serious question here.  cwydro   Aug-15-11 07:52 PM   #64 
           - Here's an explanation and a video:  LeftyMom   Aug-15-11 08:01 PM   #65 
  - If you want to protect animal rights, stop experimentation, not the energy cycle of our ecosystem.  fishbulb703   Aug-15-11 01:35 PM   #23 
  - Are you certain those protestors aren't also working for that? Or must people you disagree with do  WinkyDink   Aug-15-11 01:38 PM   #25 
     - I will respect them for those efforts, and call the efforts in the OP misguided and irrelevant.  fishbulb703   Aug-15-11 01:40 PM   #28 
        - Getting attention is Rule 1.  WinkyDink   Aug-15-11 01:46 PM   #36 
           - Touche. Although, muddling messages might have its own consequences.  fishbulb703   Aug-15-11 01:49 PM   #40 
  - Pit bulls were last week... check.  kick-ass-bob   Aug-15-11 01:40 PM   #29 
  - Any ideas for later? Homeschooling, breastfeeding, smoking in bars... (nt)  The Straight Story   Aug-15-11 02:00 PM   #44 
     - breastfeeding homeschoolers sounds good. n/t  kick-ass-bob   Aug-15-11 02:02 PM   #45 
        - I was thinking about smoking in home schools and breastfeeding in bars....  DFab420   Aug-15-11 02:49 PM   #51 
  - The living organisms that are Fruits and Vegetables can fuck off  thelordofhell   Aug-15-11 01:51 PM   #41 
  - +1  Skip Intro   Aug-15-11 01:57 PM   #43 
  - "eat mor chikin" would have been funnier. n/t  cherokeeprogressive   Aug-15-11 02:55 PM   #54 
  - Good for them.  flvegan   Aug-15-11 07:00 PM   #57 
  - "Booooorn Freeeeee....as free as the wind blows  MilesColtrane   Aug-15-11 07:25 PM   #58 
  - PETA fanatics are no different than anti-choice fanatics that show off pics of dead fetuses.  Odin2005   Aug-15-11 07:30 PM   #59 
  - ***  Warren DeMontague   Aug-16-11 03:18 AM   #70 
 

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