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    (Original post by Jack22031994)
    Well no of course not, and your weak attempt at reductio ad absurdum wont work. Our society as moved on from that quite rightly but that's a whole different thing than eating meat.
    But you just made the argument that humans were MEANT to eat meat because our ancestors did it. That was what you were basing your argument on. I am sorry but that is the same as saying men are meant to rape because our ancestors did it. It makes no sense it all. You cant have it both ways were you use our ancestors action to justify one thing but say you cant use it to justify something else.

    Youre not stating any facts. You can eat many meats raw - it's just cleaner to cook them, like it is vegetables. I'm happy for you to carry on eating raw food, but don't go around dictating to others waft thy should and shouldn't be doing. It's pathetic.
    I am stating facts. I said most people get sick from eating it and that is a fact.

    Dont go round dictating to animals what they should do- its pathetic.
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    (Original post by pilock)
    Why does it have to be cooked?

    If humans are meant to eat meat- then why can they survive without eating meat and still be healthy?

    Just because you can do something it doesn't mean you are meant to do it. Just because you were born into a society were something is the norm- it doesn't mean it was meant to be that way. Just because something has been happening for thousands of years it doesn't mean it has to continue happening. All these arguments that are made for meat is weak.
    We can. We just choose not to because it tastes better cooked.
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    (Original post by pilock)
    Fat loser.
    My bodyfat fluctuates between 8 and 12%, I'm in prime condition, I suppose you could say, I'm a fine piece of meat
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    (Original post by pilock)
    But you just made the argument that humans were MEANT to eat meat because our ancestors did it. That was what you were basing your argument on. I am sorry but that is the same as saying men are meant to rape because our ancestors did it. It makes no sense it all. You cant have it both ways were you use our ancestors action to justify one thing but say you cant use it to justify something else.



    I am stating facts. I said most people get sick from eating it and that is a fact.

    Dont go round dictating to animals what they should do- its pathetic.
    Well there is a difference . That was a societal thing, eating isn't societal.

    Humans aren't meant to use the Internet but you are using it - why is that? Oh yes, because you choose to do so,,- so if people want to eat cooked meat they can - same logic.

    People get sick from eating lots of things - my friend (who is a veggie) gets sick more than me .

    Do you protest people cooling vegetables by the way?

    Oh so this is a moral thing - you should've said!
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    (Original post by Atlas Thugged)
    Steak yes, chicken no, does sushi count?

    Sushi is rice, so it doesn't count.
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    (Original post by Dr Pesto)
    Sushi is rice, so it doesn't count.
    I should have said Sashimi tbh.
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    (Original post by alexschmalex)
    then why does it taste so ogoooooooooooooooooooood

    It tastes vile
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    (Original post by pilock)
    The animals that eat others dont get sick after eating raw flesh where as humans do.. Yes its safer cooking raw meat because it wasn't meant to be eaten.




    Its not propaganda. This is scientific facts.
    They are very capable of becoming sick after eating meat. Just depends what the prey was carrying.

    Of course a vulture is going to be more capable at safely digesting rotting meat than a lion. Overall carnivore digestive systems are geared more towards slowly digesting and thoroughly sterilising their food, and there is also a matter of immune systems.
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    What does "meant" even mean? Do you mean our creator meant it that way? If you don't believe in a creator then I don't think it means anything really.

    From an evolutionary perspective, which you seem to be taking with the raw meat argument, humans have definitely evolved to eat meat. Before farming, which makes up the bulk of our evolutionary history, there wouldn't have been enough plants around to get the protein humans need. But does that me we are meant to eat it? Again, meant by who? A creator?

    But I agree that now we don't need to eat meat because through farming we have developed substitutes for protein that our ancestors could have only got from meats.

    I agree this type of argument is a weak one in favour of meat. I'm a proud meat eater and I know I am killing animals for my own pleasure when I eat meat. Don't try to make excuses fellow meat eaters. Meat tastes good and that is enough.
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    As a geology undergrad from Cambridge, I feel qualified to answer this question. If we weren't meant to eat animals then how come they taste of hamburgers?

    FTW.
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    (Original post by pilock)
    No you're wrong. You would get really ill if you did that.
    No, you wouldn't. Eating raw meat is fine - so long as it fills a specific set of conditions. The problem with sickness from eating raw meat isn't that it's raw, it's that it's harbouring bacteria because of a combination of the animals diet, agricultural practices and the time taken from slaughterhouse to plate. If we were to eat raw meat like most carnivores do - to kill and eat immediately, we'd be fine. Similarly if a lot of carnivores were to scavenge (eating old meat like we do for convenience), they'd be quite ill, because they aren't scavengers.
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    You can eat raw meat. The idea that you can't is just a bunch of lies spread by radical vegans in an attempt to convert people to their world view. Most bacteria are inside the digestive system and so butchers have to be really careful not to cut into the intestines when butchering meat. As long as they don't cut into the intestines, the meat is safe to eat raw. With the exception of some poultry of course.
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    (Original post by pilock)
    The point was that the argument humans are MEANT to eat meat is wrong. And that is a fact.
    So you are saying, that you are disputing the argument that 'humans are intended to eat meat'.

    That's pointless af
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    (Original post by M14B)
    Humans are not meant to eat meat
    Humans are not meant to eat
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    If it tastes nice and is safe to eat, you can eat whatever the hell you fancy. Stop trying to convince other people they are going against nature. If you were starving you'd eat meat and starving is exactly how we spent a lot of our evolution.
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    (Original post by M14B)
    Humans are not meant to eat meat
    Humans are also not meant to use the Internet but you're using it. Why are you?
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    Cos man is supposed to cook that ting
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    I eat raw bacon all the time
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    they can eat raw meat, if you cook meat you are denaturing the proteins causing them to change shape, texture colour and to a smaller scale it may be easier for enzymes to break the proteins up. before fire homo sapiens and neanderthals ate each other raw, and other animals raw.
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    Ignore the haters OP they're vicious animal killers!

    Instead I eat natural things which humans should eat, so I don't need to cook them. You have Kidney beans, cherries/apricots etc, apples, potatoes..mushrooms and so much more......I just eat them all raw and scoff the lot.....ignore those pesky side effects, dying is overrated as a negative side-effect of toxins.
 
 
 
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