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On a side note how far do you go? You kill insects when driving so do you use a bicycle to travel everywhere? What do you wear every day? You communicate on devices that were probably made with materials that came canada goose outlet shop from human conflict zones so does this bother you?
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I honestly have an easier time following a vegan diet than not following a vegan diet. I have seen probably 3 hours of slaughterhouse footage by now (two documentaries, Earthlings and Dominion), so it easier for me to follow canada goose womens uk a cruelty free diet than not. In those documentaries, I saw a lot of animals suffocate to death. I know a lot of the gritty details of how factory farming and slaughterhouses are run, and have read books on it. It would not feel good, just from a hedonistic standpoint, for me to eat animals, since it would really feel as if I were consuming «death», if that makes sense.
With regards to the ancillary products, practically every product has a vegan version. With clothes, soaps, food, manure, etc., there is a replacement.
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With driving/communicating using computer, etc., I try to use these tools to be a good person. I need them for my job, but I do get your point that there are things that I could better to improve humanity outside of this. I certainly incredibly flawed, and I don pretend to not be. I think veganism is something that can help a lot of animals and other humans and is a small «sacrifice» (I don consider one, but others may). That why I discuss it, not necessarily to feel better than other people, but to sort of contribute to the world in some way.
canada goose store With regards to whether it realistic, it can be. Buddhism, Jainism, and Hinduism had vegetarian/vegan diets in their precepts 3,000 years ago, and today still, 40% of the population of India is vegetarian/vegan. So I think it has more to with how people morally reason about this issue rather than replacement meats and all of that, personally. canada goose store
With regards to the figure I provided for animals killed, the USDA estimates that the average American consumes 270 animals per year. (Source) 30 of those animals consumed are land animals, and 240 are sea animals. canada goose kensington parka uk About 40% of the fish caught worldwide are bycatch, so the total number of sea animals killed is 400. Weak farm animals of all kinds are culled when they are born, and male egg laying hens/male dairy calves are also culled in the first day and killed. Also, about 5 10% of farm animals die during the process of raising them. Due to the trophic level effect, about 10 33 times as much plants have to be produced for the same caloric amount of animal products. (Table 1 page 4) This means that the number of animals killed in harvesting plants is increased through an omnivore diet. And lastly, animal agriculture contributes to climate change and environmental degradation, and is the number 1 cause of species extinction, deforestation, habitat destruction, ocean deadzones, and plastic in the oceans. This all hurts animals as well.
I don specifically know how many animals are killed per person per year through an omnivore diet, but it is over 450 animals per year, excluding insects.
canada goose coats (I not perfect either, and could be better. We all can. I just want to increase information about this, because I feel it can save lives and better the planet, for both humans and animals. Not trying to look down on anyone and I believe the vast majority of people are good people. I used to eat animals for two decades and I believe I was a good person https://www.londonbc.co.uk then. I just didn have the information that I do now.) canada goose coats
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For the reasons you given I rarely ever eat fish because of how wasteful and destructive the fishing industry as a whole is and I work in the automation industry so I encountered industrial food processing and «meat plants» several times. The scale was horrifying to me at first but I suppose I rationalise it as that being the way of things, animals eat animals at the end of the day.
Outside of this I just do what I can to live a good life, not be wasteful and not kill what I don have to.
On a side note I yet to find any vegetarian or vegan meals that I didn hate the taste of and I have been looking to reduce my red meat consumption, got any recommendations?
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