• I don't understand how some people make it into college.

    Profile photo of RawrAtChelsx

    Over a year ago

    We were talking about animal rights in English class the other day. I’m not the type to shove my beliefs down other’s throats, but it did turn into a debate between the class and the teacher and I. I actually enjoyed the debate. Shutting down everyone’s arguments was a cakewalk actually. However, one kid actually really bothered me.
    Kid: we need meat to live.
    Teacher: no we don’t. Look at Chelsea, she hasn’t eaten meat in five years.
    Kid: But she needs to to live.

    I flipped. Last time I checked, I was still alive and healthy.

    Anyway, after shutting him down a few times, he resorted to the whole “vegetable rights” argument.
    Him: What about vegetable rights?
    Me: They don’t have a nervous system, they don’t have a brain.
    Teacher: They can’t think.
    Kid: How do you know that?

    BECAUSE THEY HAVE NO BRAIN. I honestly couldn’t understand how this guy could be so stupid.

    Anyway, it ended with quite a few people saying I had good arguments. I doubt any of them will stop eating meat, but it was nice to know I got my point across.
    I haven’t posted on the PETA2 boards in years, so I figured this was a very relevant way to say hi too.

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  • Profile photo of AliceinPonderland

    Over a year ago

    What I hate is that they don’t care about animals going through pain for them to get their meat but tehn when you say you don’t eat meat they’re all about caring for vegetables -.-

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  • Profile photo of xbeingjenn

    Over a year ago

    I cannot stand the whole ‘Veggies have feelings’ argument. It’s false and stupid and just plain ignorant.

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  • Profile photo of SkiVegChick

    Over a year ago

    omg @VeganCaramel i love that :) and it truly surprises me sometimes on how stupid people can be….at least you had your teacher on your side :/

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  • Profile photo of VeganCaramel

    Over a year ago

    “The second inanity of meat-eaters is attempting to indict the vegan lifestyle by claiming that plants suffer and die to feed the vegans of the world. Yet, I am still searching for People for the Ethical Treatment of Carrots, Last Chance for Broccoli or Apples Deserve Absolute Protection Today and Tomorrow. People for the Ethical Treatment of Carrots doesn’t exist because everyone knows the difference between taking a carrot out of the ground and slicing a pig into pieces. Everyone also knows the difference between mowing a lawn and tossing a live baby male chick (egg industry) into a rendering machine. If one does not understand the difference, then that person is disingenuous, irrational and illogical. The fact that some people compare carrots to cows proves how muck-deep in oppressive thought meat-eaters truly are.”

    http://veganismisthefuture.com/plantsfeelpainadaptt/

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  • Profile photo of chenli

    Over a year ago

    Reminds me of a girl in my college class, she was so dumb she thought humans got wings when they had bird flu. And that pasta grew from the ground.

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