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RE: [pfaf] Re: Plant based diets Was "definition of "farm"

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  • Elaine Sommers
    There is a yahoo group - cosfarming - which is run by a vegan, as a practical way of farming, and it is happy to debate the whys and wherefores of veganism v.
    Message 1 of 4 , Apr 18 1:57 AM
      There is a yahoo group - cosfarming - which is run by a vegan, as a practical way of farming, and it is happy to debate the whys and wherefores of veganism v. meat eating etc. They are a nice bunch and would probably welcome some outside imput.

      ". . . the greatest peril of life lies in the fact that human food consists entirely of souls. All the creatures that we have to kill to eat, all those that we have to strike down and destroy to make clothes for ourselves, have souls, souls that do not perish with the body . . . All that exists lives."
      from 'Shaman, the wounded healer' by J. Halifax, 1982


      To: pfaf@yahoogroups.com
      From: frank_bowman@...
      Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2011 16:33:58 +0100
      Subject: Re: [pfaf] Re: Plant based diets Was "definition of "farm"

      Yes. Well said both sides. Oil and water dont mix. Now go and have war, difference conflict somewhere else. This subject is just so so tedious and boring boring boring like a cracked record. Blah blah blah. Ner ner ne ner ner. Never ending. Maybe theres a yahoo veggie group to continue on. Lets have some interesting queries etc about plants edible and useful. Something positive. :)frank

      On Sun, 17 Apr 2011 16:06 BST Gail Lloyd wrote:

      >Well said.
      >From: travelerinthyme <traveler.in.thyme@...>
      >To: pfaf@yahoogroups.com
      >Sent: Sun, April 17, 2011 9:12:07 AM
      >Subject: [pfaf] Re: Plant based diets Was "definition of "farm"

      >Technically speaking, agriculture is "unnatural". I am a Texan, my native food
      >is venison and wild greens.
      >Vegans can be so self-righteous, "veggie fundamentalists". I'm sorry, but when
      >was the last time you went hunter-gathering beside up and down the aisle of a
      >It's wonderful you care about the planet so much, but don't get all religious
      >about it, please, we have enough religious conflict going on in the world.
      >Living with pure vegetarians made me sleepy and fat, like a cow. We don't eat
      >very much meat, but if I didn't eat the deer in my garden, I wouldn't get any
      >veggies, either, because there would be too many deer. We eat cows and chickens
      >and pigs and goats, too. And dairy...I don't want a life without ice cream!
      >Someone asked me how I could eat an animal when I knew it personally, and I
      >answered how can you eat someone you don't know where he's been or what he's
      >been eating?
      >~Traveler in Thyme
      >Blanco County, Texas, zone 8-9

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