boo radley (lastholiday) wrote in debating_yaks,
boo radley
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In defense of veganism.

Pigs, cows, and chickens are individuals with feelings - they experience love, happiness, loneliness, and fear, just as dogs, cats, and people do.



Animals crammed by the thousands into factory "farms" today can do almost nothing that is natural to them - they are never able to feel the grass beneath their feet, the sun on their faces, or fresh air. Chickens have their beaks sliced off with a hot blade, pigs have their tails chopped off and their teeth cut out with pliers, and male cows and pigs are castrated - all without anesthetics. The animals are fed a steady diet of hormones and antibiotics so that they grow too quickly: their hearts and limbs often cannot keep up, causing lameness and heart attacks. At the slaughterhouse, they are hung upside-down and bled to death, sometimes while fully conscious.

Fish, like all animals, feel pain. Hauled from the deep, fish experience an excruciatingly painful decompression followed by a slow, distressing death by suffocation.

Eatin meat is harmful to our own health because it is packed with fat, cholesterol, and various drugs and dioxins, which collect in the flesh and fat of the animals who are being eaten. People who consume animal products are far more susceptible to heart disease, 40 percent more susceptible to cancer, about 10 times as likely to be obese, and at increased risk for many other illnesses, including stroke, appendicitis, osteoporosis, arthritis, diabetes, impotence, dementia, and food poisoning.

Go Vegan For Life.

PEOPLE FOR THE ETHICAL TREATMENT OF ANIMALS
501 FRONT ST., NORFOLK, VIRGINIA 23510
757 622 PETA - PETA.ORG
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I'm going for Vegan this week (I'm normally vegetarian), but it's impossible to find anything to eat here in Australia. It's absolutely pathetic!
I am for treating animals right, eya some slaughter houses are bleak and dismal,no self respecting human would work there, but i HATE absolutly loathe PETA, I mean I hate them with a passion, I eat meat, I hunt, I fish, I enjoy watching the circus and going to zoos. I own a dog which I love very much, yet PETA labled me a monster, even though they firebombed medical reaserch facilities, killed people and other eco terroism, yet I am the monster for eating meat. I dont blame you, you were brainwashed by these eco-nazis. Down with PETA, up wiht reality.
were humans, we are supposed to eat meat.

however, i do beleive that slaughter houses, and large corporations that mass produce animals are wrong.

If we are going to kill animals, we should atleaste do it in a humane matter. And atleaste give them a good place to live, good conditions, food and such.

Anonymous

February 5 2008, 20:00:04 UTC 9 years ago

Eating meat leads to arthritis.
That is impossible.There are Arthritis care & treatment programs which prove that.
http://www.arthritis-care.net/