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"In 1782 the Scottish soldier John Oswald arrived in Bombay eager to fight for the East India Company. But after witnessing Britain's savage treatment of the natives, Oswald quit his post and went on a walkabout among the Indians. Under the influence of his newfound Hindu hosts, Oswald cast aside the haggis and roast beef of his homeland and converted to vegetarianism. With ideological fervour he attacked the human oppressors who were guilty of exploiting both humans and animals alike. In his own country, he realised, the Scottish Highlanders were being forcefully evicted by the meat-gorging rich in a greedy quest to provide their animals with more grazing."

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http://www.guardian.co.uk/guardianwe...936748,00.html
 
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