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I'm a spiritual kinda guy and one thing Devin Townsend said a few years back that really resonated with me regarding eating meat is that you're taking the energy from this animal that lived in shit conditions and basically spent whatever "life" it had being miserable, then most likely had it's life ended in some kind of horrific way and then you take that meat and put it into your body for energy. I know that won't hit people the same way it hit me, but it hit me pretty hard.
There's truth in "you are what you eat"
 

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And sure, there are plenty of vegan douchebags, but one thing I've noticed is that the second a vegan even mentions their diet, there's almost ALWAYS someone who will say something IMMEDIATELY about how they love eating cows or how animals are "great....to eat" then go off on how bloody they like their steaks and etc. So when someone who has chosen their diet for ethical reasons is faced with that, what do you expect, ya know?
Yeah man. My sister was a preachy vegan for a couple of years, so I fully get how annoying people can be about it. But the reflexive "oh you don't eat meat? Well for every animal you don't eat I'll eat six! hahaha" shit is just as, if not even more, dumb and obnoxious.
 

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Yeah man. My sister was a preachy vegan for a couple of years, so I fully get how annoying people can be about it. But the reflexive "oh you don't eat meat? Well for every animal you don't eat I'll eat six! hahaha" shit is just as, if not even more, dumb and obnoxious.
...and tasty. :yum:
 

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Yeah man. My sister was a preachy vegan for a couple of years, so I fully get how annoying people can be about it. But the reflexive "oh you don't eat meat? Well for every animal you don't eat I'll eat six! hahaha" shit is just as, if not even more, dumb and obnoxious.
so what you're saying is no one likes intolerant cockheads?
 

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One of my aunts has kids that are vegan and home schooled and the oldest one writes erotic fantasy fiction novels.

She actually has it published and makes money off of it, but it's really bad. She goes through every single fantasy creature and writes a disturbing erotic young adult fantasy about it. I've only read parts of the first one about faeries, but there is this classic seductive scene of an enslaver of faeries slowly eating a banana while sitting on a tree stump. It's like ten pages too, she really draws it out. She doesn't even try to hide it either, she sends everyone in the family free copies and no one reads them because they are so intensely awkward. I think the latest one was about someone transforming into a unicorn.

There was this crisis a few years back where the middle kid had taken some kind of dance classes at a local community college and somehow she just went from that to joining some sort of Belly Dancing Harem in the middle east. Her mom flipped shit when she heard about it and there was some sort of situation at the airport where the police had to stop her from boarding a flight to Saudi Arabia.

The dad is tech industry and refuses to talk about anything except computer specs. Like, he'll just sit silently staring until you bring up northbridge architecture on motherboards and then he'll go off. If you get on his good side he'll send you free graphics cards. You can't leave him alone with your computer because you will turn your back for a second and suddenly he's in BIOS overclocking your shit. Computer parts are just disposable to him since he's always changing shit, so he'll run stuff to the point where it will blow up within a month and think he's helping you out. Back when SLI/Crossfire was cutting edge he once sent me a box of 4 Geforce 7600s. :lol:

So yeah, veganism isn't all it's cracked up to be. I'm pretty sure I've seen ample evidence it's bad for mental health. Homeschooling too.
 

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I've worked in the meat industry in Norway, and the way I saw cattle and swine being treated was perfectly fine by my standards; I don't think it's much different in most other places in the EFTA/EU. I'll admit the broiler industry is a bit dubious though.
 

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Yeah. One place, and it got stopped because people found out.
Yeah. It turns out, some assholes work in most industries. I think the real test is not the awful excesses, but how they're addressed. That's pretty much what got Wells Fargo sued, for example. :lol:
 

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I've been moving to a vegan diet over the last couple months for numerous reasons, but the last one is my health. ...
Hahahaha. I'm the other way. When my cholesterol ratios were first out of whack (total levels weren't too high, just the ratio of good/bad was too low), I ate as vegan as possible for a month. "Bad" cholesterol went up, "Good" cholesterol went way down, so my ratios were even worse. So, it wasn't my diet, it was my internal biochemistry/genetics.

So, I can't go vegan for health reasons. :rofl:

I love bouncing that one off vegans, because it almost always blows their minds. I've run into one that understands that your body makes cholesterol, often as a by-product of some other reaction.
 

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One of my aunts has kids that are vegan and home schooled and the oldest one writes erotic fantasy fiction novels.

She actually has it published and makes money off of it, but it's really bad. She goes through every single fantasy creature and writes a disturbing erotic young adult fantasy about it. I've only read parts of the first one about faeries, but there is this classic seductive scene of an enslaver of faeries slowly eating a banana while sitting on a tree stump. It's like ten pages too, she really draws it out. She doesn't even try to hide it either, she sends everyone in the family free copies and no one reads them because they are so intensely awkward. I think the latest one was about someone transforming into a unicorn.

There was this crisis a few years back where the middle kid had taken some kind of dance classes at a local community college and somehow she just went from that to joining some sort of Belly Dancing Harem in the middle east. Her mom flipped shit when she heard about it and there was some sort of situation at the airport where the police had to stop her from boarding a flight to Saudi Arabia.

The dad is tech industry and refuses to talk about anything except computer specs. Like, he'll just sit silently staring until you bring up northbridge architecture on motherboards and then he'll go off. If you get on his good side he'll send you free graphics cards. You can't leave him alone with your computer because you will turn your back for a second and suddenly he's in BIOS overclocking your shit. Computer parts are just disposable to him since he's always changing shit, so he'll run stuff to the point where it will blow up within a month and think he's helping you out. Back when SLI/Crossfire was cutting edge he once sent me a box of 4 Geforce 7600s. :lol:

So yeah, veganism isn't all it's cracked up to be. I'm pretty sure I've seen ample evidence it's bad for mental health. Homeschooling too.
What the fuck did I just read?
 
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