Arun Nair
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Arun Nair replied to Sean Curry's discussion Where are all the genuine atheists?
"http://www.youtube.com/watchVery good video to watch. Essentially this is the No True Scotsman fallacy. "All real atheists don't smoke" -- Nothing in the definition of atheist has anything to do with smoking. "
Dec 22, 2013
Arun Nair commented on Arun Nair's blog post Veganism (A rational response requested from fellow Atheists and freethinkers)
"Tofu is not that bad. Try going to a thai restaurant and look up how they marinate the tofu (it can be quite delicious.) If you're worried about protein, don't be. The average American diet has way too much of it. If you're not…"
Dec 22, 2013
Arun Nair commented on Arun Nair's blog post Veganism (A rational response requested from fellow Atheists and freethinkers)
"I want to thank everyone who added to this discussion. I've been reading everyone's comments and I want re-do this more in my own words (someone mentioned that if I submitted this as an essay in high school it would've failed :-P)My…"
Dec 21, 2013
Luara commented on Arun Nair's blog post Veganism (A rational response requested from fellow Atheists and freethinkers)
"many vegetables also known to produce Omega-3 fatty acids In tiny quantities. Vegan diets do tend to have a lower omega-3 to omega-6 ratio than omnivore diets. Jack Norris made suggestions in the link I gave below, on how to get enough omega-3 in a…"
Dec 21, 2013
Dyslexic's DOG commented on Arun Nair's blog post Veganism (A rational response requested from fellow Atheists and freethinkers)
"Oh I forgot to add, one of those who suffered sever muscle loss from undernourishment, still had difficulties in walking, I suffered similar undernourishment when I was living on the streets, I went from being able to lift 120kg when I was 16, to…"
Dec 21, 2013
Dyslexic's DOG commented on Arun Nair's blog post Veganism (A rational response requested from fellow Atheists and freethinkers)
"Though Luara, many vegetables also known to produce Omega-3 fatty acids, such as the brassica family (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage also green leafy vegetables, bean sprouts, alfalfa .. etc. The documentary on the island people near Sicily who live…"
Dec 21, 2013
Luara commented on Arun Nair's blog post Veganism (A rational response requested from fellow Atheists and freethinkers)
"Now, I only eat salmon, to break the vegetarian-thing, because of omega-3s.  Even Dr. Barry Sears, who wrote a mostly vegetarian book, the Soy Zone, says we should get omega-3s.  and it is nearly impossible from short-chained vegetarian…"
Dec 19, 2013
Luara commented on Arun Nair's blog post Veganism (A rational response requested from fellow Atheists and freethinkers)
"It plays OK for me, I don't know why you can't play it.  Another copy from Youtube: "
Dec 19, 2013
Luara commented on Arun Nair's blog post Veganism (A rational response requested from fellow Atheists and freethinkers)
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Dec 19, 2013
Gene Griffis commented on Arun Nair's blog post Veganism (A rational response requested from fellow Atheists and freethinkers)
"I watched the first 15 minutes of this video and was bored stiff. The gentleman in the video makes many assumptions about the nature of humans based on his experience, bias and agenda. I don't really appreciate being led. I am sure there must…"
Dec 18, 2013
Craig commented on Arun Nair's blog post Veganism (A rational response requested from fellow Atheists and freethinkers)
"I agree with Steve. If you wont take the time to explain then I wont take the time to read. I want your thoughts not someone else's. If you write a paper in school that contains nothing but quotes you will fail."
Dec 18, 2013
Luara commented on Arun Nair's blog post Veganism (A rational response requested from fellow Atheists and freethinkers)
"In your case, more power to you! I got somewhat involuntarily veganized. I'm allergic to animal food except for a few kinds of meat like lamb, venison, rabbit. I seldom ate meat, even before I found out about my food allergies, mostly because…"
Dec 16, 2013
Randall Smith commented on Arun Nair's blog post Veganism (A rational response requested from fellow Atheists and freethinkers)
"Oops: ("In your case...")"
Dec 16, 2013
Randall Smith commented on Arun Nair's blog post Veganism (A rational response requested from fellow Atheists and freethinkers)
"I've lived with vegans (sister and stepdaughter). Frankly, I don't know how you do it! I'm not because 1) I like meat; 2) I'm not that compassionate; 3) life is too short (even if I live to 100); and 4) I'm too lazy to try…"
Dec 16, 2013
Luara commented on Arun Nair's blog post Veganism (A rational response requested from fellow Atheists and freethinkers)
"People's diet is an often-neglected part of their contribution to global warming.  The paper Diet, Energy and Global Warming estimated the global warming impacts of different diets, and a vegan diet came out best.  If you eat animal…"
Dec 15, 2013
Josh Gough commented on Arun Nair's blog post Veganism (A rational response requested from fellow Atheists and freethinkers)
"I second Luara 's links. I have been vegan for about 3 years, after 33 years omni. I credit my transition first to emotional reasons. My aunt died from Lou Gehrig's disease. She was vegan for 33 years, since I was born. Witnessing her…"
Dec 15, 2013

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Atheist for about 5 years, vegan for < 1.

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Veganism (A rational response requested from fellow Atheists and freethinkers)

Posted on December 14, 2013 at 10:42pm 17 Comments

I wanted to write this post for quite some time. To preface, I have been an atheist for about 4 years and a vegan (someone who abstains from using animal products, for food or otherwise) for about 10 months. My change to veganism was not sudden (25 years as an omnivore.) But I feel as though my rational mind helped me break from the cultural norm. I feel as if there is a lot of evidence for why we should all become vegans (I've linked a few below.)



For me, I have always let…

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At 6:24pm on December 10, 2013, Dr. Terence Meaden said…

Greetings Arun Nair  

Welcome to this internet world of rationality and peace, of common sense and freethinking wisdom. You will find many like-minded atheists here.

We invite you to join the friendly busy group "ORIGINS: Universe, Astronomy, Life, Earth, Humans, Religion, Gods, Atheism, Evolution, Darwin..." with 850 discussion topics and over 3900 members.
http://www.atheistnexus.org/group/originsuniverselifehumankindanddarwin
Terry

At 11:34am on December 10, 2013, Steph S. said…

Greetings! Welcome to the site!

 
 
 

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