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#4081 Old 11-14-2007, 06:53 PM
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.... "Really? So porn and crack? Are they good in moderation too????



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30: veal and cow are the same...I just don't eat the babies



I just found out from reading Eternal Treblinka that broiler chickens are usually killed at around seven weeks old. So next time someone says they don't eat babies, ask whether they eat chickens.
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and dragons, as well as dinosaurs too! lol



Speaking of unicorns and dragons, I really like your avatar pic. Very cool.



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Omni:If we don't eat animals what will we do with them all?

me:raise them as pets.

Omni we would run out of food to feed them.





I frankly don't know what to say to this, its the favorite argument for omnis i know.
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Omni:If we don't eat animals what will we do with them all?

me:raise them as pets.

Omni we would run out of food to feed them.





I frankly don't know what to say to this, its the favorite argument for omnis i know.



The only reason there are so many animals is because of the forced breeding by farmers. If the entire world were to go veg at once, then yes, there would be animal overpopulation temporarily until the current generation died of old age. But that's just not going to happen. If the veg movement slowly catches on until the whole world finally converts, then the number of animals bred for food would slowly decrease, and we wouldn't have that issue.



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I just found out from reading Eternal Treblinka that broiler chickens are usually killed at around seven weeks old. So next time someone says they don't eat babies, ask whether they eat chickens.



Everyone was somebody's baby.



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When I talk about how unhealthy meat is, his response is.. "Everything is okay in Moderation". My response... "Really? So porn and crack? Are they good in moderation too????



Yes, they are haha. I hate that phrase because it's not true. Some things are good in moderation, some aren't. To even use the word "everything" is a little ignorant.
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everything huh?



Suicide is good in moderation?
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Or at least be compassionate and tolerant of other people's choices. . . Seems like a bit of a no-brainer to me.



Just like every vegetarian is, eh?
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In the same vein, murder/homicide is good in moderation.



"Well, I'm not like Hitler or Pol Pot! I only murdered a few people. You know, in everything moderation?"
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sigh...my Dad really hurt my feelings last night. He made a joke that my lifestyle was similar to a cult. I know he was trying to be funny, but it hurts when someone you love doesn't support you. My husband has been fabulous! He made his own fish last night (even though it stunk our apartment up) and he's tried everything new that I've cooked. Although he said the "meatballs" I bought tasted like dirt, he's liked everything else. I believe that generation thinks that if you don't eat meat/don't buy meat you're either unhealthy or poor. That narrow-mindedness makes me angry.
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sigh...my Dad really hurt my feelings last night. He made a joke that my lifestyle was similar to a cult. I know he was trying to be funny, but it hurts when someone you love doesn't support you.



My dad has said the same thing, which is doubly as insulting (to me) because I love God.
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My roommates made some weird Chex Mix which involved Worcestershire Sauce and I said I couldn't eat it. They double-teamed me with the usual.



"It's only a little bit."

"Don't be picky."

"There's millions of anchovies already!"

"Nature is full of carnivores already, so that means it's natural!"



I wonder if they think that throwing a bunch of random, half-baked "reasons" will change me back to an omni
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So, if aliens came to the planet and started "harvesting" humans, they wouldn't mind since there's billions of us already, eh?



Yoor roomies would love vegetarian aliens then
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You could tell them that if they're that concerned about you eating their Chex mix, they could use vegan Worcestershire sauce next time.
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^^ exactly! I have some and it was actually cheaper than the regular kind.
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-Friend smoking a cigarette (2 pack a day habit) and eating a McDonalds quarterpounder...



"You know being a vegetarian is unhealthy right?"



I love it.

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Ana and the mom of the kids where she works:



Wife: I have this chicken (yeah, the animal, not the chiking one) You can do this recipe...

Ana: Ok...



After a while...



Wife: I think this recipe is vegan!!!! Isn't it?

Ana: No...

Wife: Why?

Ana: It has chicken...

Wife: Oh... True.





This is not a joke... that woman really though it was vegan
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I got a new one, regarding Thanksgiving when I asked her to try and vegetarianize at least ONE (just one) of her traditional meals. I wasn't asking her to cook me a SEPERATE meal, just switch out chicken broth for veggie chicken-style broth.



Mom: Do you expect me to cook you a seperate meal when you sit on the couch?

Me: Last time I checked, I've helped you cook since I was a child. Plus, I usually end up making my own meal in addition to helping you with yours, so I do more work.

Mom: Just cook your own meal.

Me: Do you not remember the last 3 years? I try and you end up yelling at me for being in the kitchen and wanting one burner.

Me: Heaven forbid you try to be nice to me just once.

Mom storms off mad.



Really? People are absolutely ridiculous! This is why I don't get along with omnis sometimes. The omnis are going to DIE if they don't have chicken broth in their soup and real marshmallows on their yams. If I cook a special dish for everyone to share, should I have an ambulance ready just in case the vegetarian dish kills them?



For the most part, my family is selfish and completely closed minded to my decision. They keep throwing it in my face that I'm a vegetarian, yet they're "Christians" who care about all life? BS. I can't wait to move out.



THIS YEAR: I'm going to prepare my food the day before and just heat it up. They get fresh food when I get leftover type... doesn't that show you the type of people I'm related to? And they wonder why I hate the holidays.
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I got a new one, regarding Thanksgiving when I asked her to try and vegetarianize at least ONE (just one) of her traditional meals. I wasn't asking her to cook me a SEPERATE meal, just switch out chicken broth for veggie chicken-style broth.



Mom: Do you expect me to cook you a seperate meal when you sit on the couch?

Me: Last time I checked, I've helped you cook since I was a child. Plus, I usually end up making my own meal in addition to helping you with yours, so I do more work.

Mom: Just cook your own meal.

Me: Do you not remember the last 3 years? I try and you end up yelling at me for being in the kitchen and wanting one burner.

Me: Heaven forbid you try to be nice to me just once.

Mom storms off mad.



Really? People are absolutely ridiculous! This is why I don't get along with omnis sometimes. The omnis are going to DIE if they don't have chicken broth in their soup and real marshmallows on their yams. If I cook a special dish for everyone to share, should I have an ambulance ready just in case the vegetarian dish kills them?



For the most part, my family is selfish and completely closed minded to my decision. They keep throwing it in my face that I'm a vegetarian, yet they're "Christians" who care about all life? BS. I can't wait to move out.



THIS YEAR: I'm going to prepare my food the day before and just heat it up. They get fresh food when I get leftover type... doesn't that show you the type of people I'm related to? And they wonder why I hate the holidays.



That really sucks. yeah, My family are kinda like that. I don't even get to make a dish, for myself, or anyone though. I have to eat what they all eat. Thankfully theres never any marshmellow on the sweet potatos. So I get to eat that, corn, mashed potatos, my own microwaved morning star chiken pattie, and a soda. I'm trying to convince my mom let me make some veggie stuffing not sure if she will let me, but i dont think she will.
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That really sucks. yeah, My family are kinda like that. I don't even get to make a dish, for myself, or anyone though. I have to eat what they all eat. Thankfully theres never any marshmellow on the sweet potatos. So I get to eat that, corn, mashed potatos, my own microwaved morning star chiken pattie, and a soda. I'm trying to convince my mom let me make some veggie stuffing not sure if she will let me, but i dont think she will.



My mom would always leave some stuffing out for me and put it in a separate dish in the oven (her dressing is just bread, potatoes, maragarine and seasoning so it's veg when it doesn't go inside the turkey). This is how you're supposed to do it anyways, for food safety purposes, but most people don't do it that way. Is your mom's dressing veg otherwise?



I find it odd that a parent wouldn't let their child make their own dish. My mother always encouraged me to do so and would even look up recipes for me to try.
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My mom would always leave some stuffing out for me and put it in a separate dish in the oven (her dressing is just bread, potatoes, maragarine and seasoning so it's veg when it doesn't go inside the turkey). This is how you're supposed to do it anyways, for food safety purposes, but most people don't do it that way. Is your mom's dressing veg otherwise?



I find it odd that a parent wouldn't let their child make their own dish. My mother always encouraged me to do so and would even look up recipes for me to try.



The stuffing she makes normaly has chicken broth in it. so its not veg. My mom is very "i don't want you messing up my kitchen!" so yeah. I don't make my own dishes very much any way. Mostly, I live on stir frys, I am allowed to make those a lot. But thats not very "thanksgivingly" lol
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That really sucks. yeah, My family are kinda like that. I don't even get to make a dish, for myself, or anyone though. I have to eat what they all eat. Thankfully theres never any marshmellow on the sweet potatos. So I get to eat that, corn, mashed potatos, my own microwaved morning star chiken pattie, and a soda. I'm trying to convince my mom let me make some veggie stuffing not sure if she will let me, but i dont think she will.



You can make stuffing the day before and refridgerate it. I mean, it's not Thanksgiving without stuffing I don't know why parents get so greedy about the food... it's not going to kill them to bend a little.
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I like how tofurkey comes with stuffing. It makes me happy. :]



My family is being very accommodating for Thanksgiving. I love the holiday so much.
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The stuffing she makes normaly has chicken broth in it. so its not veg. My mom is very "i don't want you messing up my kitchen!" so yeah. I don't make my own dishes very much any way. Mostly, I live on stir frys, I am allowed to make those a lot. But thats not very "thanksgivingly" lol



Honestly, in stuffing, you can't taste the difference with the chicken and veggie broth. I've been making Mrs. Cubbison's dressing (seasoned) for years and it's SOOOO good with veggie broth. Use the Quick 'N Easy Top of Stove Dressing recipe on the side of the box. Believe it or not, it's better the next day anyway, so reheating will be eating



And tell her that kitchens are made to be COOKED in and not messing it up makes no sense
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My mom is very "i don't want you messing up my kitchen!"



Oh, mine was that way too! When I lived at home, any hot meals I ate had to come from the microwave, prefarably with little prep time. Now I can "mess up" my kitchen as much as I want!


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Uhm, how about cleaning up the kitchen after messing it up?
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Typical conversation:



Person: "You're a vegetarian?"

Me: "Yes."

Person: "So you don't eat meat?"

Me: "correct"

Person: "But you eat fish"

Me: "No, fish is an animal, hence meat"

Person: "Oh, so you're a vegan!"



It is impossible with some people.
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Typical conversation:



Person: "You're a vegetarian?"

Me: "Yes."

Person: "So you don't eat meat?"

Me: "correct"

Person: "But you eat fish"

Me: "No, fish is an animal, hence meat"

Person: "Oh, so you're a vegan!"



It is impossible with some people.



one of my boyfriend's friends said something like that to me once... Zack and I just kind of looked at each other... I mean, Zack eats more meat than anybody, but he doesn't understand why people would think fish is veg.
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Typical conversation:



Person: "You're a vegetarian?"

Me: "Yes."

Person: "So you don't eat meat?"

Me: "correct"

Person: "But you eat fish"

Me: "No, fish is an animal, hence meat"

Person: "Oh, so you're a vegan!"



It is impossible with some people.





Ahh I get this so much!!



Also one guy the other day was talking about how he used to be veg for 4 years but then stopped. He then precceded to tell me that he wanted to go back to beging veg, when someone asked him what he would eat he said "FISH". I said "no.. a fish is an animal".. and he said "well i guess,but a fish can't feeeeel it! And fish is good for you!". Yeah PCBs yum.. and of course they can feel it. I mean maybe they aren't the smartest things but being hooked and gutted has got to be scary. Why is it that I get so much harrasment for eating fish !? I'm sick of it.



This is more of a rant then good natured prod at omnis I guess.
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