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atheism/Vegetarianism: Is there a link? Vegetarians and Meat Eaters alike please! Help with online ethnography for a postgrad..

Started this discussion. Last reply by Luara Jun 12. 27 Replies

Hello fellow atheists,My name is Rob and I am conducting an online ethnography of atheists who wish to discuss Vegetarianism. Any potential topics whether they are mutually exclusive or indeed…Continue

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Luara replied to Robert Lawton's discussion atheism/Vegetarianism: Is there a link? Vegetarians and Meat Eaters alike please! Help with online ethnography for a postgrad..
"meat eating rhetoric which says "buy me" Oh, the world is absolutely permeated with animal-food advertising.  It's seen as a luxury. Once you start watching for it, it's amazing how much animal-use advertising there…"
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Robert Lawton replied to Robert Lawton's discussion atheism/Vegetarianism: Is there a link? Vegetarians and Meat Eaters alike please! Help with online ethnography for a postgrad..
"Yes there does seem to be that very anthropocentric view with comes (especially from the Abrahamic religions) it does not seem to me that it is a front line issue for 'the religious' but something which in ingrained into ones self without…"
Jun 12
booklover replied to Robert Lawton's discussion atheism/Vegetarianism: Is there a link? Vegetarians and Meat Eaters alike please! Help with online ethnography for a postgrad..
"Daniel, I just think you're a wonderful man.  ~ Mindy"
Jun 12
Luara replied to Robert Lawton's discussion atheism/Vegetarianism: Is there a link? Vegetarians and Meat Eaters alike please! Help with online ethnography for a postgrad..
"Yes, and religious ideas that people have a soul and animals don't, communicate that there's an essential difference between us and animals.  In Eastern religions, someone might get reincarnated as an animal, so there isn't that…"
Jun 12
Plinius replied to Robert Lawton's discussion atheism/Vegetarianism: Is there a link? Vegetarians and Meat Eaters alike please! Help with online ethnography for a postgrad..
"There's a link between religion and using animals: the gods are said to have made animals for humans, to use as they see fit. Something that never felt good to me, growing up in a fundie environment. So when I found out that all living beings…"
Jun 12
Sentient Biped replied to Robert Lawton's discussion atheism/Vegetarianism: Is there a link? Vegetarians and Meat Eaters alike please! Help with online ethnography for a postgrad..
"Eating well requires learning about nutrition regardless of vegetarian or omnivore. I think for me it is second nature. I never think sbout what to eat instead of meat. It would be like asking an atheist, what do they do instead of going to church.…"
Jun 11
Sentient Biped replied to Robert Lawton's discussion atheism/Vegetarianism: Is there a link? Vegetarians and Meat Eaters alike please! Help with online ethnography for a postgrad..
"I think my approach is similar to your mom's. I have many other reasons, but bottom line is the animals' suffering."
Jun 11
Luara replied to Robert Lawton's discussion atheism/Vegetarianism: Is there a link? Vegetarians and Meat Eaters alike please! Help with online ethnography for a postgrad..
"Why would you say that Veganism is particularly more anti-god than say 'Vegetarianism' I wouldn't say it's at all anti-god.  It's not particularly identified with people who identify themselves as atheists or are…"
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"Why would you say that Veganism is particularly more anti-god than say 'Vegetarianism'  (this is not a criticism and I know there is no reason per se) but what about Veganism is less appealing for god-believers?  I agree that…"
Jun 11
Luara replied to Robert Lawton's discussion atheism/Vegetarianism: Is there a link? Vegetarians and Meat Eaters alike please! Help with online ethnography for a postgrad..
"There's somewhat of a link in that conventionally religious people tend not to be vegan.  It wouldn't be a link with self-identified atheism, but rather a link between veganism and not being a God-believer.  Veganism is sort of a…"
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Robert Lawton replied to Robert Lawton's discussion atheism/Vegetarianism: Is there a link? Vegetarians and Meat Eaters alike please! Help with online ethnography for a postgrad..
"Yes I agree if we were to drastically 'shake up' what we constitute as sapient we would need some kind of 'rule of thumb', it would be essential to a functioning agribusiness (alongside jobs and livelihoods of many people). To…"
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Robert Lawton replied to Robert Lawton's discussion atheism/Vegetarianism: Is there a link? Vegetarians and Meat Eaters alike please! Help with online ethnography for a postgrad..
"Yes I agree, it appears multifactorial and yet somewhat overlapping... and not to be cynical I would say some information has been manipulated into certain ways (lets say traditionally by 'nutritional advocators' i.e media), I remember a…"
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I am a fairly strong atheist and secular advocator, I am currently studying an MA in the Anthropology of Food at the University of London - SOAS

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