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Forum: Vegetarian Support Forum   08-06-2015, 01:35 PM
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Posted By lightergait
From my friend today about why she will never go...

From my friend today about why she will never go vegan and why I'm unhealthy...

I respect people for being vegan, I respect that they would rather have perhaps a less beneficial diet in order to...
Forum: Vegetarian Support Forum   06-16-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 3,296
Views: 191,750
Posted By lightergait
"The answer isn't to stop killing animals, it's...

"The answer isn't to stop killing animals, it's to better farming practices to support humane slaughter."

DO YOU NOT REALISE THOSE TWO WORDS ARE LITERALLY THE OPPOSITE OF EACH OTHER. SO SICK OF...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   06-16-2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,005
Posted By lightergait
Posting something like that in the first place...

Posting something like that in the first place was him trying to get attention and I guess he got it! I sympathise with you. It's better to ignore these posts when they're doing it simply to get a...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   06-05-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 18,229
Posted By lightergait
I think you missed something - I'm not debating...

I think you missed something - I'm not debating the same debate you're having with the other poster. My claim was nothing to do with how we view obese people, but a genuine question as to how...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   06-05-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 18,229
Posted By lightergait
Was this sarcastic? I genuinely just pulled a...

Was this sarcastic? I genuinely just pulled a photo from the internet of bodies that match the image in my head. The ice cream had nothing to do with it. :confused:

I changed the photo. Happy now?
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   06-05-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 18,229
Posted By lightergait
I can very much accept that someone's set weight...

I can very much accept that someone's set weight make look "tubby" or "fat" and may have a calculated BMI outside the range considered healthy, even though that is their set weight, but I still don't...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   06-05-2015, 10:00 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 18,229
Posted By lightergait
I'm genuinely confused. I can understand this:...

I'm genuinely confused. I can understand this: someone is obese and eating really healthy at the present moment. I cannot understand this: someone is obese and has been eating healthy whole foods and...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   05-26-2015, 02:12 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 18,229
Posted By lightergait
I've always thought this. In society, we are more...

I've always thought this. In society, we are more than happy to tell someone they are morally superior to a serial killer, domestic abuser, paedophile, rapist, and many more. Why is it any different...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   05-22-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,678
Posted By lightergait
I did 801010 for a good while and I felt...

I did 801010 for a good while and I felt absolutely amazingggg but three things stopped me from continuing it;

1) I felt conscious of my carbon footprint. Relying so much on fresh fruit from...
Forum: Vegetarian Support Forum   05-18-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3,296
Views: 191,750
Posted By lightergait
It's so stupid, right?! We were never designed to...

It's so stupid, right?! We were never designed to eat this much meat in the first place. People don't seem to understand that all the fast food meat is just loaded with fat, and that even lean...
Forum: Vegetarian Support Forum   05-18-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3,296
Views: 191,750
Posted By lightergait
At my sister's wedding this weekend, for dinner...

At my sister's wedding this weekend, for dinner they laid a whole massive roasted pig out on the table. You'd think carnists wouldn't care but there was uproar. People calling it disgusting and...
Forum: Transitioning to Vegetarian   05-15-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,641
Posted By lightergait
The important thing is that we are intelligent...

The important thing is that we are intelligent enough to have a choice - we can either extend an animal's suffering beside what they already go through, or we can be stewards of the earth and can...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   05-14-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 18,229
Posted By lightergait
In response to your entire message - I think I...

In response to your entire message - I think I still have some quarms but I do understand better your perspective so thank you!

I do think the paragraph I left in for the quotation reminds me that...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   05-13-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 18,229
Posted By lightergait
Hm, I don't think going "There's this lifestyle I...

Hm, I don't think going "There's this lifestyle I live where I've had great results. If you're open to it, would you try it? I would like to help you if you are unhealthy because I want to see you...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   05-13-2015, 03:32 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 18,229
Posted By lightergait
1) I definitely support her activism but the post...

1) I definitely support her activism but the post was made because I don't know whether I support her approach and her as a person, so really my question was how much does someone have to be a f*ck...
Forum: Transitioning to Vegetarian   05-13-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,641
Posted By lightergait
Hi there! WONDERFUL that you are considering this...

Hi there! WONDERFUL that you are considering this transition! I am vegan myself, but my journey can relate to a vegetarian transition, I believe.

As an avid meateater, I found veg*nism a laughable...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   05-13-2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 18,229
Posted By lightergait
Hm, these are the posts that do ruffle my...

Hm, these are the posts that do ruffle my feathers. I am skeptical you watched these videos through. All of these are from 2013/2014 too, not exactly recent and people's content changes a lot in a...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   05-12-2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 18,229
Posted By lightergait
The controversy of Freelee

Lately I seem to have come across so many people that are determined to paint Freelee as a bad person and a completely crazy, judgemental vegan.

I've always said her lifestyle can be considered...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   05-12-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,769
Posted By lightergait
I find it so weird some people are so scared of...

I find it so weird some people are so scared of the word vegan. It really just comes down to a label that helps people know how you live. For some reason, I feel like Beyonce would retaliate worse to...
Forum: Vegetarian Support Forum   05-12-2015, 02:52 AM
Replies: 3,296
Views: 191,750
Posted By lightergait
I watched Cowspiracy with some friends yesterday....

I watched Cowspiracy with some friends yesterday. Firstly, WOW - I seriously recommend a watch!

Secondly, there's a scene where this guy chases after his ducks and grabs them by the neck, and it...
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   05-10-2015, 01:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,084
Posted By lightergait
Before you do, read this: ...

Before you do, read this:

http://freefromharm.org/eggs-what-are-you-really-eating/

and this:

http://eartheasy.com/blog/2010/09/the-salmonella-outbreak-are-free-range-organic-eggs-safer/
Forum: Vegan Support Forum   05-04-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By lightergait
Should I allow animal products in the house?

I am a first year in university, and my SO is in the second year. Our academic year is finishing in a couple weeks, where I will be moving into my new apartment for the Summer. My SO's apartment...
Forum: Vegetarian Support Forum   05-04-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 3,296
Views: 191,750
Posted By lightergait
Exactly! When people ask me "Why don't you eat...

Exactly! When people ask me "Why don't you eat <insert animal product here>?" I genuinely reply "Why would I?" because honestly, why would you? If you don't have to, why would you? For protein, I...
Forum: Vegetarian Support Forum   05-04-2015, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3,296
Views: 191,750
Posted By lightergait
SORRY I MEANT FALSIFIABLE!! Not non-falsifiable....

SORRY I MEANT FALSIFIABLE!! Not non-falsifiable. And yes, I agree with everything you just said :)
Forum: Vegetarian Support Forum   05-04-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3,296
Views: 191,750
Posted By lightergait
Lately a lot of my friends have been comparing...

Lately a lot of my friends have been comparing veganism to being religious, saying things such as "It's, like, I don't judge someone for being religious so they shouldn't judge me for being an...
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