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, "Angelina H." <angelinarh@y...> wrote:
> I really wish that some of you who are very
> experienced with raw foods, but who do not use
> recipies, would give a break to those of us who are
> starting out and *are* interested in recipe sources.
> If it were not for some of the recipe questions, I
> wouldn't have heard about some of the wonderful books
> and websites available.
> I understand that it may be truly difficult for some
> listmembers to imagine that some people haven't eaten
> vegetables--even cooked vegetables--for a decade or
> more, but we do exist.
Of course, I don't understand why you would take a post so personally.
> And when we come on this list
> and ask where to find recipies, hearing how others
> don't need them or consider themselves above such
> things is not helpful at all. I didn't even know that
> a tomato would taste good chopped together with an
> avocado, a cucumber, and some spinach until someone
> here mentioned that "recipe."
Tolerance is the key here. We're all just imperfect beings trying to
do what we feel is best. This forum is just a means of self-
expression and everyone does that differently. I certainly respect
everyone's need to express things as they need to for themselves.
Freedom of speech is a very important reality.
> I understand that some of you may feel perfectly
> satisfied eating an extremely simple, however some of
> us may not feel that way, and it does not make us any
> less intelligent, less dedicated, less cool, or less
> anything than those of you who do not like recipies.
> And for me personally, when it gets to the point where
> posts suggest that "God" never intended us to use
> recipies, that is getting to be a bit much, and I
> cannot imagine that I am the only one on the list who
> feels that way.
> Thank you,
We all need to process information for ourselves like your above two
paragraphs demonstrate. Happy processing, I'll do the same.