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    (Original post by there's too much love)
    So you are saying that caring about others is weak.
    Given that it has been okay for women to care about things I'm going to make a tiny leap here:
    You're saying being veggie is at odds with being masculine?
    I'm not saying anything negative; I'm just stating the way I think it changed.
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    (Original post by Andy98)
    I'm not saying anything negative; I'm just stating the way I think it changed.
    Hmmm, when someone is described as soft it is used as a negative. You can't have your cake and eat it I'm afraid.
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    (Original post by there's too much love)
    Hmmm, when someone is described as soft it is used as a negative. You can't have your cake and eat it I'm afraid.
    Not necessarily - words can have different meanings in different contexts.
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    (Original post by Andy98)
    Not necessarily - words can have different meanings in different contexts.
    Yes, a different context would be:
    "X person's skin is so soft".

    The language game you're using 'soft' in in this instance is exactly the same as when it is use as a negative.
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    (Original post by there's too much love)
    Yes, a different context would be:
    "X person's skin is so soft".

    The language game you're using 'soft' in in this instance is exactly the same as when it is use as a negative.
    Jesus christ. I just posted my opinion based upon comparison between the modern world and that of a few decades ago. I didn't expect some kind of Spanish Inquisition. The way I mean it is just: people are softer, more willing to show emotion and just not the heartless pricks that were around before us.
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    As a pesco, I'm gonna say people are becoming more educated. As more and more people turn veggie, the more likely a meat eater is to have a veggie friend and get curious and therefore become educated on ethical, health etc reasons of vegetarianism imo
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    (Original post by viddy9)
    I'm a vegan, and I don't think that eating every living being is wrong.

    Has anybody in this discussion stated that eating every living being is wrong, or are you just propping up a convenient strawman argument? Who are you quoting as saying eating any living being is wrong?

    The vast majority of vegetarians believe that raising sentient beings for meat is wrong. You stated: "I would because it's just the way of life lol. Lions and other animals eat other animals. Cows also still eat living beings (plants). The only organisms that don't harm innocent living beings are certain micro organisms (even plants end up killing other plants to survive). The rest of us have to kill to survive (including herbivores)."

    You were responding to a comment asking meat-eaters whether they would kill an animal for its meat themselves, and you said you would "because it's just the way of life lol". So, you were making a logically fallacious appeal to nature, and you were making the hilarious "lions do it too" argument to support your position.
    No im saying eatinf any living thing is equally wrong. So theres no point making ethical arguments about it.
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    (Original post by ChickenMadness)
    No im saying eatinf any living thing is equally wrong. So theres no point making ethical arguments about it.
    I never eat living things. I eat dead and cooked animals.
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    (Original post by ChickenMadness)
    No im saying eatinf any living thing is equally wrong. So theres no point making ethical arguments about it.
    There is no logical basis for plants to be considered moral subjects due to their lack of sentience. I'm not sure why this is hard for you to understand. All articles about plants feeling pain have been intriniscally flawed (which is why none of them have been taken seriously). There is no CNS, there is no brain, there is no function for plants to have positive or negative value judgements.
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    (Original post by there's too much love)
    There is no logical basis for plants to be considered moral subjects due to their lack of sentience. I'm not sure why this is hard for you to understand. All articles about plants feeling pain have been intriniscally flawed (which is why none of them have been taken seriously). There is no CNS, there is no brain, there is no function for plants to have positive or negative value judgements.
    You're killing another living organism for food. How is that not a logical basis. Something dies so that you can live.
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    No idea, I tried it once but had to eat like 20 meals a day, I was that hungry. Meat and fish fills me up, I don't know how other people survive without them. Veganism is worse as without milk, eggs ect. I'd be dead in a week
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    (Original post by ChickenMadness)
    You're killing another living organism for food. How is that not a logical basis. Something dies so that you can live.
    Again, there is no logical basis for considering plants moral subjects.
    The argument that being alive is not enough has been clearly and plainly made, if you have no retort to that, reposting the original argument that has been rebutted (and argubably, refuted) doesn't make your case stronger, it just makes for repeition.
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    I only eat fish these days, but that's probably coz the last time I ate meat (I think it was beef) I was hospitalised for severe dehydration. (I got food poisoning and almost puked myself to death) plus I was never really a fan of the taste.

    I've been veggie now for about 10 yrs now
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    (Original post by kickingstitches)
    I only eat fish these days, but that's probably coz the last time I ate meat (I think it was beef) I was hospitalised for severe dehydration. (I got food poisoning and almost puked myself to death) plus I was never really a fan of the taste.

    I've been veggie now for about 10 yrs now
    Which plants do fish grow from?
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    (Original post by there's too much love)
    Again, there is no logical basis for considering plants moral subjects.
    The argument that being alive is not enough has been clearly and plainly made, if you have no retort to that, reposting the original argument that has been rebutted (and argubably, refuted) doesn't make your case stronger, it just makes for repeition.
    lol It's enough for me. Your argument doesn't make sense. It's based on your personal opinion rather than fact so you can't seriously make these statements the way you are. You haven't rebutted anything.
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    (Original post by ChickenMadness)
    lol It's enough for me. Your argument doesn't make sense. It's based on your personal opinion rather than fact so you can't seriously make these statements the way you are. You haven't rebutted anything.
    My argument, which is the same argument I've seen made by every single moral philosopher I've looked into, doesn't make sense...

    Okay then.

    I spy with my little eye something beginning with T...
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    (Original post by there's too much love)
    My argument, which is the same argument I've seen made by every single moral philosopher I've looked into, doesn't make sense...

    Okay then.

    I spy with my little eye something beginning with T...
    Which is also based on opinions lmao. Yours isn't more valid than mine.
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    (Original post by ChickenMadness)
    Which is also based on opinions lmao. Yours isn't more valid than mine.
    Apart from we can also look at your actions. Viddy has already pointed out that if you did feel that way you wouldn't eat meat as overall that causes more deaths for plants alone than eating them straight off.

    Which is why I'll let you know the second letter of the thing I spy is 'r'.
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    (Original post by ChickenMadness)
    No im saying eatinf any living thing is equally wrong. So theres no point making ethical arguments about it.
    You just said that it's the vegetarians who were saying eating any living thing is wrong.

    So, once again, why is eating any living thing equally wrong?
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    In my personal opinion, some people become veggie for the right reasons. My best friend is a veggie, and she has been for a really long time, but for all the right reasons though.

    I think more people are becoming veggie because they want to look like they have morals, which seems to be a trend. This is also the main cause of radical feminism, where people argue about 'issues' for the sake of winning an argument or feeling better about their own person, not for the sake of resolving an actual issue. People like Anita Sarkeesian are great examples of this. Point being, people pretend to have morals to try and fit in to the social norm, but many of them wouldn't support these things otherwise.
 
 
 
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