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|Subject: Re: Defensive Meat-Eaters||Date: 5/16/2006 4:51 PM|
|Author: LCKitten||Number: 4790 of 5687|
I think that some view vegetarianism as a rejection of their lifestyle. As if somehow my choice to not eat meat is a comment on their choice to keep eating it.
This is my perception exactly.
In terms of disarming them I've noticed that most people's follow up question is "why are you a vegetarian?" (That is, if they don't jump straight to "Have you heard the way carrots scream when you pull them out of the ground?")
I've found that a casual shrug with a dismissive "Eh, just a personal choice" tends to end the matter.
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