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originally posted by: Deny Arrogance
This is why I cringe whenever I see a vegan tearing into a salad. The lettuce is still alive and conscious throughout the savage ordeal and the leaves on the plate are all witnessing the horror with the knowledge they will be next.
At least meat eaters are civilized enough to kill the organism first, so it is not alive and conscious
originally posted by: IamAbeliever
Love this! What a beautiful and amazing thread. I have often thought that trees were much more complex than we imagined.
My friends and family laugh at me because I won't so much as pull the leaves from trees, as it is also my belief that they truly are alive, and as such, can feel pain.
Thank you for this wonderful thread.
....trees survive through mutual co-operation and support, passing around essential nutrients “depending on who needs it”
originally posted by: loam
a reply to: purplemer
originally posted by: purplemer
I have always thought that nature work through mechanisms of cooperation, not competition and maybe are beginning to see evidence of this.
I believe its both, but understand your point. Nature is an amazing thing, isn't it?