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:<a href="http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/6295747.stm" target="_blank">http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/6295747.stm</a><br><br><br><br><div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>the article</strong> <a href="/forum/post/0"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
With organic meat now readily available, vegetarians who once shunned flesh because of concerns about factory farming find their resolve weakening. Mine has.<br><br>
Roast duck. Lancashire suckling pig. Venison tenderloin. Welsh rabbit (and no, definitely not rarebit). Devilled lamb's kidneys. After 14 years of my eyes skating over such items on a menu, while dining out last month my interest was piqued by the fleshy riches on offer.<br><br><br><br>
Because I have started eating meat again, but only meat from animals who've enjoyed a happy life before being slaughtered. Unlike when I decided to eat neither beast nor fowl, organic and free-range meat is now easily available.</div>
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This makes me so.....grrrrrrrrrr.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/veryangry.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":grr:"><br><br><br><br>
I wrote a comment--don't know if it will appear (Heather from Hitchin)
 

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Different strokes for different folks.<br><br><br><br>
I think it's a positive step just that there is an increasing awareness and demand for improving the welfare of livestock.
 

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Ethical meat is eaten by married bachelors whose faces are shaped like round squares.
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>TrailMix</strong> <a href="/forum/post/0"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
Different strokes for different folks.</div>
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I think the 'strokes' part may be very true for many omnis.
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Spidergrrl</strong> <a href="/forum/post/0"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
:<a href="http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/6295747.stm" target="_blank">http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/6295747.stm</a><br><br><br><br><b>With organic meat now readily available, vegetarians who once shunned flesh because of concerns about factory farming find their resolve weakening. Mine has.<br><br>
Roast duck. Lancashire suckling pig. Venison tenderloin. Welsh rabbit (and no, definitely not rarebit). Devilled lamb's kidneys. After 14 years of my eyes skating over such items on a menu, while dining out last month my interest was piqued by the fleshy riches on offer.<br><br><br><br>
Because I have started eating meat again, but only meat from animals who've enjoyed a happy life before being slaughtered. Unlike when I decided to eat neither beast nor fowl, organic and free-range meat is now easily available.</b><br><br>
This makes me so.....grrrrrrrrrr.<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/veryangry.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":grr:"><br><br><br><br>
I wrote a comment--don't know if it will appear (Heather from Hitchin)</div>
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lol for a minute I thought YOU were saying this in response to the artical, and I was wondering - Why IS She Here?
 

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I for one will never eat an animal ever again. The idea makes me sick. The animals being treated better is a step in the right direction however its not going ot make me change my ways.
 

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lol for a minute I thought YOU were saying this in response to the artical, and I was wondering - Why IS She Here?</div>
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Me too! Lol.
 

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I ALSO thought you were writing that.<br><br><br><br>
While I can't imagine eating meat ever again (pooick) I DO think that it is a positive sign that people may be starting to care a little?
 

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spidergrrl, I edited your OP to make it clearer what portion you wrote and what was from the article.
 

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Cannot..compute....."ethical meat"...oxymoron...head going to explode...</div>
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LOL yeah i agree.
 

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She's one of those self-centered women who had a baby and then threw her ethics out the window. Not only is she hurting animals now, she's increasing environmental destruction.<br><br><br><br>
She's also ill-informed if she thinks the labels "organic" or "free range" necessarily have anything to do with how much the animals were made to suffer so she could stuff their bodies in her mouth.
 

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Notwithstanding this author's self-centered delusions, and the fact that "ethical, "humane" and "happy" are gross euphamisms for the mass-breeding and killing of animals for pleasure and profit, my cautious hope is that people are gradually rejecting cruel practices that they until recently accepted or didn't think about, and this is a result of gradually increasing concern and knowledge about farm animals.
 

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<span>"but only meat from animals who've enjoyed a happy life before being slaughtered."</span><br><br><br><br>
Doesn't the word "slaughtered" mean anything?
 

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I hope I cause a major scene if I ever see "suckling pig" on a menu. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/brood.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":brood:">
 

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What I've seen is that people who say they'll only eat "organic" (insisting the label means "humane") always start sliding down that slope into eating factory farmed animals too...the commitment to animal welfare is rather flimsy as a rule for anyone who has accepted that they're going to eat animals<br><br><br><br><div class="quote-container"><span>Quote:</span>
<div class="quote-block">"Now I eat <b>mostly</b> organic meat, and I <b>try really hard</b> to never to eat bog-standard chicken - I once worked in a chicken factory and it was just horrid the way the meat was treated. <b>I've done the force-fed goose thing with fois gras</b>, but I'd never eat veal, or pork from a country that keeps pigs in boxes."</div>
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this person even seems to refer to living chickens as "the meat."
 

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This raises a question for me. Viz, what is worse for the cause of animal rights: Factory Farming or "Ethical Meat".<br><br><br><br>
As horrible as factory farming is, at least if people are made aware of it they might feel shippy enough to stop eating meat altogether. But if everyone starts eating "ethical meat" then won't there be less of a shock factor in getting people to stop. Wouldn't guilt be taken out of the equation leaving the decision to stop eating meat down to logic and reason, something most human beings are in short supply of. So lots of animals would live in better conditions but still die as opposed to possibly cutting out animals altogether.<br><br><br><br>
I'm not explaining this well so please someone smort take over. Unless it's been discussed before in which case post a link mmkay thanks. But hopefully I said enough for someone to explain it more gooder.
 
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