[geeks] Booze and Religion
doctor obnox son of a bitch
drobnox at visi.com
Sun Mar 10 12:52:15 CST 2002
On Fri, Mar 08, 2002 at 01:27:36PM -0500, Kurt Mosiejczuk had the audacity to opine:
> On Fri, 8 Mar 2002, Peter L. Wargo wrote:
> > (Hey, as far as I'm concerned, Buddhists can drink. Just not to excess,
> > which is fine by me. If anyone cares, I also eat meat. I just take the
> > time to appreciate the animal (or plant) that died to feed me.)
> I find this really refreshing. Someone who actually connects that the
> plant has to die for you to eat it.
> I don't mind vegetarians who are in it for the health reasons, but the
> ones who are all moralistic about it just annoy me. Hello, something
> still had to die for you to eat, it just didn't scream.
> Reminds me of the time I had a vegetarian roommate. She bought a
> vegetable peeler. I held it up in checkout and said "Kindof makes a
> stun hammer look humane, don't it?". She almost cried.
"I'm not a vegetarian because I love animals, I'm a vegetarian because I
--A. Whitney Brown
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