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7024Re: [fukuoka_farming] Re: Chickens???

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  • Garth & Kim Travis
    Feb 1, 2008
      Please define 'modern'. If you mean the factory farm, then it has been
      in production for many years and is considered the tried, true, old
      fashioned way of farming.

      If you mean the new, modern, feed the soil not the plants, natural diets
      for all, then you are very far off the mark. Many people that are
      raising animals today do so for spiritual values, not greed.

      There are many metabolic types of humans, and some can not survive on a
      vegetarian diet, let alone a vegan diet. To them, that is very poor
      health. This is especially true of people with very northern heredity,
      from cultures that traditionally only ate meat.

      There is a real joy in healing the land, saving animals that are on the
      endangered species list and providing good, healthy natural food for
      people who appreciate it. No greed involved.

      Bright Blessings,

      robin wrote:
      >> i do not object to eating meat if one has nothing else to eat. but
      > wasn't it ghandi who said, feed the need, not the greed.
      > shawn is right when he said modern meat-farming is all about money
      > these days, and i think much is being tolerated in many people's own
      > souls in so many of the "modern" systems going on today. you don't
      > want to teach yourself to be cruel for the money or for the rich diet
      > it may bring. you want to learn and experience the natural order of
      > life, with all it's great teachers and creatures, and you don't want
      > to become an impediment or controller or apply too many methods to
      > nature or it will not be true nature.
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