The Vegetarian Thread.

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  1. FredC
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    I went with a sun dried tomato pesto over a chickpea blend rotini, side salad tossed in a vinaigrette with pepperoncini, and fresh baked bread with herb infused olive oil.

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    looks like a tasty start, Fred
    what's the main course ?

    ..L.T.A.
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    I explained to someone who in my opinion was eating weeds and what looked like a dog turd. If those animals could eat us they would................so I am at the top of the food chain..................LOVE THOSE TASTY ANIMALS ON THE BBQ!

    SLURP! OOOOOOO WEEEEEE BABY!

    AND KFC BUFFET WHERE YOU CAN EAT ALL OF THE TASTY CHICKEN YOU WANT!
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    hey dumbass, they also eat ticks that get in your grandkids' hair. So get off your lazy ass and bring the cat food in, and save the opossums. As for the armadillos...maybe someone else can chime in
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    Ticks? Somebody better tell them because these guys prefer cat food.

    And it's a lot easier just to pick them off when the motion detector goes off. :winky:
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    From the beginning of human time, man has always eaten meat. And I'm not basing the beginning of human time on the Adam and Eve story. Eve was too stupid to make that story real

    Eating meat is normal. What isn't normal, is the mass producing, or killing of meat to make profit. I'm a hypocrite, because I just finished eating my spaghettini with ground beef in it. But I try to buy from organic companies who claim to give their prey a decent life before slaughtering it. I never buy from Tyson, nor will I ever.

    My point is, things would be allot better if greed wasn't a part of the food chain. And there'd be allot fewer vegetarians also
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    I had a taco salad for lunch today. All that Taco Bell talk made me crave it.
    Salad and tea were $7.00 and the tea lasted all afternoon. Good sttuff! :cool:
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    don't know
    but suspect the wealth/profit angle started shortly after man leaned animal husbandry ...which goes back a LOOOONNNG ways

    there's evidence that man started domesticating animals 10,000 years ago
    By the time of the ancient "great civilizations" of the Nile, Mideast and Asia , cattle, sheep, goats and pigs were being raised in numbers large and small .
    Not just for "sustenance" but for wealth, trade and profit

    the biggest difference is the mechanized/industrialized scale of it.
    The small family Marty farms that raised pigs, smoked hams and salted pork to ship to city markets for hundreds of years, has largely been replaced with cooperate "industrial" operations .

    ..L.T.A.
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    I've always wondered what vegan's and vegetarians feed their pets as most pet food contains some meat. This is not a dig at anyone, just a curious question?
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    Reading this thread make me think of the poem, Flower of Evil...anyone read it?
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    I know some who make their own pet food. Cooked rice and veggies with different plant proteins thrown in. I know one who is not a vegan but prepares her own pet food anyway as most of the stuff you buy is crap.
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    Pets and dogs, unlike humans, have a digestive system that is shorter than ours, not long enough intestinal tracts, so they can't digest plant based food well enough.
    They have to have meat etc.
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    What would a Chiauauauaua eat if left to fend for itself?
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    Big discussion within the community weather vegetarian diet actually works for dogs, or can cause serious health issues.
    And lots of information as well as to why some grains are not good for them, even as fillers.
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    Which community is this? There are "big discussions within the community" as to whether a vegetarian diet works for humans.

    Dogs are not obligate carnivores. They can convert amino acids. So as long as they are given a balanced diet they can get everything they need from veg sources. Just like humans.

    Are there things that are bad for them? Sure.
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    I do know that everytime I eat oat meal it gives me the shits. Guess I'll just have to EAT ANIMALS!
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    The community that busies themselves with dog's well being and what is the appropriate diet for them.

    So, many vets and others disagree with you Fred. And as long as you don't take it personally, we're all good.
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    I’ll probably have some oats in the morning but tonight it is

    Field peas, Mac, mixed greens, fried green tomatoes, cucumber/tomatoes, and what was left of the bread from yesterday


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    Vets disagree with what? That dogs aren’t obligate carnivores? It is a scientific fact.

    That there aren’t veg based dog foods available fill all nutritional needs? There are..

    It’s not me saying it. Why would I take it personal? I provided sources.....that in turn provide additional sources.

    I do get the feeling, between this and the other thread, that you are seeking justification for your actions that will allow you to maintain your “outrage”. I'm not sure why.

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