41255Re: [anthroposophy_tomorrow] Re: Meat-eating in the light of anthroposophy
- Apr 30, 2009I read that the Dalai Lama has said he tried to give up meat but
constitutionally he could not. He would get ill and his Drs. advised him
to eat meat...
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org
> <mailto:anthroposophy_tomorrow%40yahoogroups.com>, "Frank Thomas
> Smith" wrote:
> > > > Are you saying, Tarjei, that you are giving up cheeseburgers?
> > >
> > > I was only quoting the Doctor with no comment.
> > > And the Doctor's bottom line is that you don't
> > > need to stop eating something unless it makes you
> > > nauseous.
> > >
> > > Tarjei
> > >
> > Nix. What he's saying (imho) is that the reason for
> > not eating meat shouldn't be egoistic, only health fe,
> > but a realization that meat is the flesh of murdered
> > sentient creatures, an understanding which should
> > disgust you when such disgusting things as cheeseburgers
> > are on your plate.
> > Frank
> Ah, Frank! I see you gave them up long ago. How about fish?
> These are actually just rhetorical questions. I really
> have no interest or curiosity about what is or isn't on
> your plate. (No offense. It's just that it's your business,
> not mine.) I think Dr. Steiner's approach to food is
> pretty sensible. My brother recently got salmonella
> poisoning from eating steak tartar, which is something
> I wouldn't come near. On the other hand, I do still eat
> meat, although not as much anymore. (I love cheeseburgers.)
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