"I've attended a few vegan meet-up groups in my area. *sigh* Gullible new-agey kind of folk. One woman was insiting homeopathy works...although she knows that none of the original chemical is still IN the…"
"The same friend who expressed his concern for water and carrots, today wanted to discuss the recent success with the development of cows' flesh from stem cells, 'raised' or 'produced' in the lab. I ask my colleagues…"
"Yes, the trick is not to rise to the bait and get mad - that is what they hope for, as they realise they have no reason on their side. Best to stay reasonable if you can. There is a great book called "But you kill ants" by John Waddell…"
"Yeah, I worry for my species when I actually have to explain to someone that carrots don't have a central nervous system and can't feel brain. At that point I start wondering if people really ARE the smartest animals......"
"Help! How can I keep my temper, and with calm reason discuss veganism with someone who says, "But plants are alive too", and then, "What about water? Is it OK to drink water from a river?" and "Maybe someday we…"
"If you do not want to eat nonveg food, it's ok, but I am a plant lover so I appeal to you not to use violence against plants and stop eating veg food too. You may eat whatever else you please!
"I demand an atheist website for people under 5 foot 6. I can't believe I have to taint my eyes with the stank and presence of you tallies! With all your big shoes and reaching high shelves. I dont care if this has nothining to do with atheim. I…"
"You may not believe that lacto-vegetarians are not vegiterians at all, but have not explained what is so special about being vegitarian at all! Very ancient Indian sages have told that the plants too have souls and even Aristotle also believed this.…"
"All or nothing? I'm sure that will change the world for the better.
If you really cared about the problem at hand, you would be willing to take any help in the right direction-- even if that means just eating less meat than normal. You…"