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Veganism - a sign of feminization?

Discussion in 'Health & Fitness' started by Ruryse, Jun 1, 2017.

  1. Ruryse

    Ruryse Active Member

    The usual thought process behind veganism is some kind of abstract altruism towards unknown, poor animals we are hurting. I conclude that such a naive emotional connection towards creatures in general is a more feminine trait.

    Can it be the result of how women have gained more overall freedom in today's Western cultures, and men are forced to follow them because of obvious sexual reasons?

    In other words, is an increasing level of veganism and vegetarianism the result of the effeminization of a society?

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  2. andersonnnunes

    andersonnnunes Active Member

    I saw my religious grandmother kill many chickens and other animals to put food on the table.

    My female cousins and other women their age, on the other hand, said to me they were against making medical experiments on rats while in college. Would their thoughts be different had they needed to kill to eat? I think so.
     
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  3. Ruryse

    Ruryse Active Member

    I think so, too. But vegans only kill vegetables. Poor veggies. :(
     
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  4. ListenNighGlint

    ListenNighGlint Active Member

    How about women who eat meat and were willing to kill for survival? Maybe they would kill more carefully but still... I'm not sure most of those girls really cared about animals. It's more like what's trendy these days...
     
  5. andersonnnunes

    andersonnnunes Active Member

    Is that your dog on your profile picture? Would you be willing to kill and eat him to survive during a famine?
     
  6. ListenNighGlint

    ListenNighGlint Active Member

    I actually ate him last week. I like dogs with slices of lemon and Dijon mustard... tastes like chicken!
     
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  7. stashik-metik

    stashik-metik New Member

    Ya eat veggiez only, ya get very sick. Maybe no rite away, but ya gonna get very sick. All deze young gyals dey eat no meat cause dey wanna be sexy ya know. Dey think eatin sugga iz alrite, cause it's from veggiez ya dig? Dats when dey go down da path of diabetes man. Evry men and evry women dey get so sick and fat cuz dey eat all sugga and are beein told FAT IS BAAAD, FAT IS REEALLY BAAD MAN! Good Jah save dem kidz.
     
  8. ListenNighGlint

    ListenNighGlint Active Member

    Hahaha!! You made my day @stashik-metik ! They do put sugar in a lot of food... sneaky bastards!
     
  9. softboober

    softboober Active Member

    Ya, the current way of keeping and raising animals for food in a more industrial way today puts a distance between people and animals. It de-emphasizes the emotional connection between them, but it also depicts an image of some imaginary animal in the minds of people, one they can save with not eating their meat. They don't realize that these animals will die anyway, whether they eat them or not. It's a crazy situation, trying to save people from having to kill animals close to them with creating an industry of more 'faceless' animals, versus farms where animals have a greater chance to become almost like family members. And people turn this down. They also don't watch TV.
     
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  10. Ruryse

    Ruryse Active Member

    To be honest, I don't think industrial livestock production has primarily grown out from such altruistic intentions. It's mainly for making money, as efficiently as possible, just like mass production.
     
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  11. GiantBillyGoatGrowl

    GiantBillyGoatGrowl New Member

    The hilarious thing is that by eating less meat, more farming goes on. Farming kills plenty of animals when they destroy a habitat and then shoot all the intruding animals that interfere with the crops such as wild boars, coyotes, deer, etc. I never forget to mention this fact to people who put their veganism in my face.
     
  12. Ruryse

    Ruryse Active Member

    That's a very good point overlooked by the vast majority of vegans. Their 100% organic veggies require a lot of killing. I guess those kind of animals (snakes, rodents, insects, all kinds of hatchlings) are not as sentient as the ones they imagine saving.
     
  13. GiantBillyGoatGrowl

    GiantBillyGoatGrowl New Member

    I can see a conversation with you and a vegan going something like this:

    VEGAN: Why do you care about dogs but not cows?

    RURYSE: Why do you care about cows but not snakes?

    lmfao
     
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  14. Ruryse

    Ruryse Active Member

    Heated battles like these usually get centered on poultry and end with cock.
     
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  15. softboober

    softboober Active Member

    Lol, but why does eating cows necessarily mean not caring about cows? Is the whole food chain thing supposed to be evil by nature, just because humans happen to be on the top of it (most of the time)?
     
  16. GiantBillyGoatGrowl

    GiantBillyGoatGrowl New Member

    Don't you know? All hierarchy is evil. :rolleyes:
     
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  17. softboober

    softboober Active Member

    Yea being better at anything has become something to be ashamed of. This goes against the great American mantra of "be strong, be the best".
     

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