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That's very well for her, as long as she doesn't include me in her food diet.

Fear not... People are animals too. Her ethics surely preclude all meat, including people. (Anyway, I doubt if you could be certified organic.)

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Tue Nov 12th, 2013 at 01:44:54 PM EST
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I doubt it too... ;-)

but that was a language error, as you surely understood.

by Xavier in Paris on Tue Nov 12th, 2013 at 01:46:18 PM EST
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Well, you are being generous calling your phrasing 'a language error'. At worst it was susceptible to (deliberate?) misinterpretation. :-)

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by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Tue Nov 12th, 2013 at 08:20:51 PM EST
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Maybe it was an unconscious statement on some vegan' attitude to human life as opposed to animals... (see below)


by Xavier in Paris on Thu Nov 14th, 2013 at 04:26:26 PM EST
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Though, as an article in 972 today shows, not eating people is about as far as their ethics may go.
When asked by +972 about the possible collision of agendas in appearing in a place deemed illegal by the entire international community for the purpose of promoting an end to animal suffering, Yourofsky was very blunt in brushing aside the question.

"Since the `international community' is comprised of violent, bloodthirsty thugs who terrorize billions of innocent animals every second of every minute of every hour of every day, the `international community' can go to HELL," he wrote back.

Responding to the core question of the Palestinian struggle and the call to boycott Israeli academia and the settlements, Yourofsky said he sees no point in caring about any human beings so long as animals that are being regularly slaughtered. "When people start eating sliced up Jew flesh, or seared Palestinian children in between two slices of bread with onions, pickles and mustard, then I'll be concerned about the Middle East situation."

"Humans are the SCUM of the earth," he continued. "I don't care about Jews or Palestinians, or their stupid, childish battle over a piece of God-forsaken land in the desert. I care about animals, who are the only oppressed, enslaved and tormented beings on this planet. Human suffering is a joke. Therefore, I will speak anywhere, in any city, in any country, in any location that will have me. I would lecture IN a Palestinian school if they would bring me in."

by gk (gk (gk quattro due due sette @gmail.com)) on Wed Nov 13th, 2013 at 02:53:57 AM EST
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