> Lol - meat is not a requirement of a healthy balanced diet and
> it is inelegant of you to suggest that it is. Simply put - meat
> is a convenient scource of protein, that happens to have some
> vitamins in one package that must be garnered in more
> convoluted ways via plant matter. People do not eat meat
> because they have to, but because they want to.
Exactly, it's a life choice.
> Well what you meant is a logical fallacy - Our inability to
> recognise fear or pain or mental anguish in an animal we
> slaughter does not indicate an absence of torture. Maybe in a
> tabloid headline - not to a person who requires a little
> reason. There is as much evidence to say that dust mites live
> in a state of perpetual ecstacy as there is to say that
> slaughtered animals don't undergo torture.
It's not a fallacy. Bull fihtinh is for entertainment, to see an animal die in a horrbiel way, it has nothing to do with food preparation, it is a fallacy for you to say they are comparable. They aare not.
Intent and method are different.