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<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=oUoCZOOxgv8#%21" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=oUoCZOOxgv8#!</a><br><br>
This video says so much, and I can't even understand the language it's in.<br><br>
It appears to be some kind of gag show. There's a man at a stand with what looks like a sausage-making machine and sausage samples. People eat some samples, and he talks some (probably something about how fresh it is, like I said I don't comprehend the language.) At some point in the conversation he picks up a piglet, puts it in the "machine" (which is fake; there's someone waiting under the table to hold the piglet,) turns the handle (which makes a screechy sound that is awfully reminiscent of a pig squealing,) and out comes sausages.<br><br>
People who were happily eating the sausage only seconds ago are now visibly upset and horrified.<br><br>
Need I say more?<br><br>
I just don't see how people can keep eating meat when they see this, if they have any compassion for animals at all.<br><br><br><span style="font-size:xx-small;">I wasn't 100% sure this was the appropriate forum, feel free to move it if you feel it's appropriate.</span>
 

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I posted it on my FB, as well as a LOT of popular veg people did too, and basically, it seems that only veg*ns get it and think it's funny. I thought it was rather hysterical seeing their faces, thinking the piglet was actually being ground up and came out of the machine as a sausage.<br><br>
Like the video says, where do people think meat comes from?
 

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It's amazing how they actually try to stop him putting the piglet in the machine... Yet would be fine eating the body parts of the very same animal if they had never seen him or her alive. That is really an odd disconnect omnivores have.
 

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Hey, thanks for sharing this.<br>
It actually shows that almost every people love animals deep in their hearts. All that is needed is expansion in that love.
 

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There was a chef who did something similar on a tv show he produced in the south with some school kids. He showed them the awful grey slurry that was made of chicken parts and looked so gross. The kids said no way am I eating that!!!!! But he continued and made the slurry into the shape of nuggets, breaded and fried, and the kids devoured them. His point was, don't eat what you know to be trash, despite how good it smells or looks. I was amazed that even grade schoolers couldn't grasp the concept.<br><br><br>
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They just a moment to disconnect...<br>
This made my tear up.<br>
How much I hear..."I don't want to know".<br><br>
It's amazing how much we all can disconnect from some truths when it makes it easier.<br>
I promised myself I would cut back on coffee so I would only buy fair trade.<br>
I bought regular on sale.
 

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I think it's fascinating the cognitive dissonance. But, I do wonder what the total number the prank was played on. How many people had no problem watching him put the pig in there and girding it up?
 

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In real life, if the pig was killed in front of them then they would not be fine with it. What difference does it make as to where the animal died for food? I find omnivores to be hypocritical, especially the ones that claim they care for animals.
 

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Damn that was funny.
 

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O! I have seen this! I love how it perfectly shows the disconnect between people and the animals they murder for food :)
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>TheHRchannel</strong> <a href="/forum/post/3088607"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
In real life, if the pig was killed in front of them then they would not be fine with it. What difference does it make as to where the animal died for food? I find omnivores to be hypocritical, especially the ones that claim they care for animals.</div>
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You're exactly right.<br>
You can compare it with a man who says that he loves a woman and then rapes her to prove his love.
 

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Good one, shared.
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>TheHRchannel</strong> <a href="/forum/post/3088607"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
In real life, if the pig was killed in front of them then they would not be fine with it. What difference does it make as to where the animal died for food? I find omnivores to be hypocritical, especially the ones that claim they care for animals.</div>
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You just changed my life.<br>
No seriously, you have and you can feel free to brag about it.<br><br>
I was a vegetarian and then a vegan for a period of time that adds up to almost half my life, and I was a hardcore animal rights activist. In another post on VB recently I explained that I had fallen off the wagon for a while, but that I was showing people that you can always find your way back. The thing is...up until I read this last night I was still working my way back to being vegetarian. I was eating vegetarian most of the time..."most" being anytime I was at home or work. But if I went out to eat with my husband and in-laws I was still eating meat. I knew I didn't want to, but suddenly becoming vegetarian over night (like I did when I was 12) suddenly seemed impossible.<br><br>
Well, last night changed that. I read this comment and started thinking about how I used to feel. I remember saying this same thing...about how hypocritical omnis are and how most couldn't go out and kill an animal for food but can eat faceless packaged meat. And suddenly I realized...I was being that hypocrite. Then I stayed up until 4 this morning rewatching meet your meat and earthlings...all from my cell phone which was a pain in the behind...but I did it. I knew I had to, I have to get back to that association and stop the hypocrisy.<br><br>
And just like that *snaps* I'm done. I was thinking I couldn't do it overnight again, but I'm going to. In fact I've decided that being that I don't eat dairy anyways (son has issues after breastfeeding if I do) that I should just jump feet first back on the wagon and go vegan again. It's going to be easier some days...like when I'm at work at the organic market and am surrounding by good wholesome food. Other days it will be tough...like when my in-laws take us somewhere like Mcdonalds or to a local grill that mostly serves burgers and shrimp. But I can do this...I've done it before, I can do it again.<br><br>
So thank you, seriously, from the bottom of my heart.<br>
Who knew a post with a prank video could end up being life-changing <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>TheHRchannel</strong> <a href="/forum/post/3088607"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
In real life, if the pig was killed in front of them then they would not be fine with it. What difference does it make as to where the animal died for food? I find omnivores to be hypocritical, especially the ones that claim they care for animals.</div>
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Most people believe the same fundamental things we do about kindness towards animals. They just don't realize their power to affect positive change in this world, or how atrocious the meat industry really is.
 

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This is awesome I have added to my twitter <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/wink3.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=";)">
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>Josh James xVx</strong> <a href="/forum/post/3102936"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style=""></a><br><br>
Most people believe the same fundamental things we do about kindness towards animals. They just don't realize their power to affect positive change in this world, or how atrocious the meat industry really is.</div>
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I'm not proud to admit it but that is where I came from.<br>
I think deep down I always knew eating meat was wrong but I just accepted it as the norm.<br>
I would ease my own conscience by buying free range products.<br><br>
I now realise that I can only be responsible for my own actions. I can't make others not eat meat.<br>
But I can stop doing something that I see to be wrong and that doesn't tie in with my values.<br><br>
When I made the connection I spent a week in a daze re-evaluating the world.<br>
It felt like like I was seeing the world from a completely different angle and had to question myself on many things.<br><br>
I think that is part of the battle. You have to be capable of admitting that what you have been doing your whole life is wrong.<br>
I think some people won't be prepared to admit they are wrong.<br><br>
Now I'm a vegan in training. I feel like I want to tell others about the revelation I've had but it's not an easy thing to bring up in conversation.<br>
I think the most likely converts could be people like myself who adore their pets (rescued pets). It is just a case of making a connection.<br>
`That pig in the slaughter house is more intelligent than my dog, maybe I shouldn't be eating it'.<br><br>
I had already become vegetarian and when I was looking for nutritional advice I came across Earthlings.<br>
That documentary left me in tears and completely rocked. I knew there was no going back to my previous ways after watching that.<br><br>
I found that once I'd made the decision to go vegan I felt like a huge weight had been lifted off me.<br>
I guess I have had an internal conflict going on in my head for a while. I now feel so much more peaceful with myself.<br>
I would say as well that I don't feel as stressed as I was before stopping eating meat.<br>
I'm sure there is some truth in the fact that if you eat animals that are flooded with stress hormones it makes you stressed.<br>
I think we do take on the energy that we consume. Consuming death and suffering can't be good for us.
 

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I'm not proud to admit it but that is where I came from.<br>
I think deep down I always knew eating meat was wrong but I just accepted it as the norm.</div>
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People are ignorant about this.<br><br>
In 2004, Girl's Life magazine printed some Peta ads (with a picture of a cute farm animal and quotes like 'we are not nuggets, please go vegetarian'). They caught my interest but I didn't know enough about the issue, and I was 11 still eating whatever my parents made. When I first thought of becoming vegetarian I told my mother and she just said "Why? It's only bad if animals are hurt and abused, food is different". But those animals raised for food are abused and hurt. It's not okay either.
 

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This is the most Hilariously funny video i have seen in a long time! I am also very happy at the fact that they can say that NO Animals wre harmed in the making of this film!
 

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<p>has anybody found another copy of this video? i would love to see it again! pleeeeeeease!?!?!?!?!?!?</p>
 
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