Tuesday, 6 January 2015
Annoying myths about vegetarians and vegans that make you want to say SHUT UP!
I know. If you're veggie or vegan you'll have heard these all before.
Here's the ones I've heard/read far too many times.
They all share one thing in common - they're intensely annoying and a lot of nonsense.
Here are some of the most common ones with suggested responses -
Your diet is unhealthy and makes you weak.
Like eating something dead, that died terrified is healthy.
By not eating meat/dairy you are sentencing all those farm animals to death or extinction.
Those animals are unnaturally bred, forced into small spaces so they can be eaten or people can drink their milk and have their young taken away. The numbers of these animals is unnaturally high.
You sneakily eat meat, don't you?
No. That's all you need to say.
From the beginning of time, we've eaten meat.
There's evidence that's not true. For instance, humans have an appendix. In other animals that's used for the digestion of vegetable matter.
'You really want to eat meat, don't you? That's why you eat mock meats?'
Most mock meats taste nothing like real meat. Mock meat is just the way companies market these products.
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