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Forum: Animal Rights and Welfare   08-05-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,432
Posted By Go Vegan
Thanks for sharing this. It's very sad though :( ...

Thanks for sharing this. It's very sad though :(

And of course fishing trawlers catch thousands of fish all at once so that they struggle and die even when they are all piled up on top of each...
Forum: Animal Rights and Welfare   08-05-2015, 05:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,432
Posted By Go Vegan
^^^ Ah yes the good old "Pescatarians are...

^^^ Ah yes the good old "Pescatarians are vegetarians," argument :p
Forum: Animal Rights and Welfare   08-04-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,432
Posted By Go Vegan
I just wanted to add that I feel that many omnis...

I just wanted to add that I feel that many omnis consider the value of the life of a fish to be particularly low. I do hear omnis saying that they want to reduce "red meat" intake (meaning they want...
Forum: Animal Rights and Welfare   08-04-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,563
Posted By Go Vegan
If the ants are outside I would just leave them...

If the ants are outside I would just leave them alone and don't worry about them.

If they are coming inside, they are only doing that because you have left food/ sweet drinks lying around. Clean...
Forum: Animal Rights and Welfare   08-04-2015, 07:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 41,474
Posted By Go Vegan
Hi! You can get humane mouse traps for your own...

Hi! You can get humane mouse traps for your own house and release the mice in the wild. Suggest to your boss that she uses them too.

I am appalled to read about the way your boss/ colleagues have...
Forum: Animal Rights and Welfare   08-04-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,564
Posted By Go Vegan
Thanks for bringing this up Emily. I recently was...

Thanks for bringing this up Emily. I recently was discussing the whole Cecil the lion phenomenon with some omnis. I said that the hunting of deer/ foxes/ badgers/ moose etc is no different from the...
Forum: Transitioning to Vegan   08-02-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By Go Vegan
Cows are kept constantly pregnant and all babies...

Cows are kept constantly pregnant and all babies are taken from them. Male calves are either killed shortly after birth or are sold as veal and killed when only a few months old. All cows will be...
Forum: Transitioning to Vegetarian   08-02-2015, 10:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,602
Posted By Go Vegan
To the OP: go ahead and cut out the chicken from...

To the OP: go ahead and cut out the chicken from your diet as a first step. Then gradually build up to removing eggs from your diet due to the reasons discussed already - slaughtering of "spent"...
Forum: Transitioning to Vegetarian   08-02-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,610
Posted By Go Vegan
On average vegetarians and vegans live longer...

On average vegetarians and vegans live longer than omnis!
Forum: Physical Fitness   08-02-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,431
Posted By Go Vegan
That's good to see... It makes sense really,...

That's good to see...

It makes sense really, as after all some of the biggest and most muscular animals are herbivores :)
Forum: Animal Rights and Welfare   08-02-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 724
Posted By Go Vegan
I agree that these poor animals deserve a voice...

I agree that these poor animals deserve a voice so it's good to see this group helping in this regard.

I think that all those that eat meat need to see what goes on inside slaughterhouses. As you...
Forum: The Compost Heap   08-02-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By Go Vegan
It is exceptionally frustrating to see that so...

It is exceptionally frustrating to see that so many people are outraged about poor Cecil, yet the vast majority of those people don't give a s**t about the billions of cows/ pigs/ sheep/ chickens etc...
Forum: The Veggie Patch   08-02-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,766
Posted By Go Vegan
Going vegetarian is a great step to take, it...

Going vegetarian is a great step to take, it really is. The important thing is that you continue your journey to ethical veganism by taking the next steps.

I recently stood up for vegetarians on a...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   08-02-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,938
Posted By Go Vegan
Soy is fine to eat. Some people harp on about how...

Soy is fine to eat. Some people harp on about how soy contains sex hormones and how this can make some men less fertile (blah blah). Actually the hormone content of cow's milk/ flesh will be much...
Forum: Vegetarian/Vegan Holidays   07-04-2015, 01:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,897
Posted By Go Vegan
Happy Independence Day :)

Happy Independence Day :)
Forum: General Food Discussions   07-02-2015, 07:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By Go Vegan
Almonds, hazelnuts, brazil nuts, walnuts, dried...

Almonds, hazelnuts, brazil nuts, walnuts, dried coconut etc are a great snack.

Raisins, currents, sultanas can also provide much needed energy.

Soya beans and lentils are a great source of...
Forum: Vegetarian/Vegan Holidays   07-02-2015, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 693
Posted By Go Vegan
Happy Canada Day buddy! ...

Happy Canada Day buddy!

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Forum: Vegetarian Support Forum   07-02-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 128,310
Posted By Go Vegan
Pull my finger, see what happens :lol:

Pull my finger, see what happens :lol:
Forum: Transitioning to Vegan   07-02-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,018
Posted By Go Vegan
Hi and welcome to VB :) When I transitioned...

Hi and welcome to VB :)

When I transitioned from vegetarian to vegan I actually didn't feel any different, and I still don't (as far as I remember).

I was quite healthy as a vegetarian though,...
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-02-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 822
Posted By Go Vegan
Hi and welcome to VB :) Good luck with your...

Hi and welcome to VB :)

Good luck with your veg*an journey :bobo:
Forum: Transitioning to Vegetarian   07-02-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,301
Posted By Go Vegan
Hi and welcome to VB! You could talk to your...

Hi and welcome to VB!

You could talk to your family about vegetarian food options and perhaps help select things when grocery shopping.

Do your family have any specific concerns? If they are...
Forum: The Veggie Patch   07-01-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,762
Posted By Go Vegan
:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Transitioning to Vegetarian   07-01-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,846
Posted By Go Vegan
Absolutely! All the big chain supermarkets have...

Absolutely! All the big chain supermarkets have online services and will deliver to you if you have trouble getting to shops :)
Forum: Animal Issues In The News   06-30-2015, 07:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By Go Vegan
Yes even many meat eaters get pissed off if...

Yes even many meat eaters get pissed off if "excessive" cruelty occurs.

Unfortunately they then seem to believe that the usual practices are ok when really they are still unbelievably cruel at the...
Forum: The Compost Heap   06-30-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 951
Posted By Go Vegan
"An enduring pattern of grandiose beliefs and...

"An enduring pattern of grandiose beliefs and arrogant behavior together with an overwhelming need for admiration and a lack of empathy for (and even exploitation of) others."

Hmmm...Apart from...
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