you seen my post right. surly you don't think i was kidding.
I wonder how many others there are that feel this way after looking at the OP?
Originally posted by serbsta
I don't want to sound heartless, because i am not.
But if you are in any way opposed to the mass culling of dolphins, then you should never eat another hamburger or piece of steak in your life. Are you to tell me that cows cannot feel?
Originally posted by elarmstrongo
Save the dolphins and whales, then tuna and haring, and in the end chickens and carrots. the part when Hayden comes out of the water in hysterics is laughable. It is like it was her child they had harvested. We are a species that eats meat and you must kill the animal or eat it alive. I am not trying to sound heartless, but it is part of life. Then there is the argument that the animal is poisoned and should not be eaten. I have not seen the movie but I find most of the claims of mercury poisoning suspicious. The FDA admits to some levels of toxins in almost all food. Bring the flames.
Originally posted by jeddun
reply to post by Avarus
God no...this is not my opinion, nor do i beleive my race is better than others...look at the facts mang....i didnt make the rules up dood i just live here =)
Originally posted by Avarus
reply to post by schrodingers dog
Here's some interesting statistics and facts about livestock for to digest (pun intended):
Number of people worldwide who will die as a result of malnutrition this year: 20 million
Number of people who could be adequately fed using land freed if Americans reduced their intake of meat by 10%: 100 million
Percentage of corn grown in the US eaten by people: 20
Percentage of corn grown in the US eaten by livestock: 80
Percentage of oats grown in the US eaten by livestock: 95
Percentage of protein wasted by cycling grain through livestock: 90
How frequently a child dies as a result of malnutrition: every 2 point 3 seconds
Pounds of potatoes that can be grown on an acre: 40,000
Pounds of beef produced on an acre: 250
Percentage of US farmland devoted to beef production: 56
Pounds of grain and soybeans needed to produce a pound of edible flesh from feedlot beef: 16
User of more than half of all water used for all purposes in the US: livestock production
Amount of water used in production of the average cow: sufficient to float a destroyer
Gallons of water needed to produce a pound of wheat: 25
Gallons of water needed to produce a pound of California beef: 5,000
Years the world's known oil reserves would last if every human ate a meat-centered diet: 13
Years they would last if human beings no longer ate meat: 260
Calories of fossil fuel expended to get 1 calorie of protein from beef: 78
To get 1 calorie of protein from soybeans: 2
Percentage of all raw materials (base products of farming, forestry and mining, including fossil fuels) consumed by US that is devoted to the production of livestock: 33
Percentage of all raw materials consumed by the US needed to produce a complete vegetarian diet: 2
Number of US medical schools: 125
Number requiring a course in nutrition: 30
Nutrition training received by average US physician during four years in medical school: 2 point 5 hours
Most common cause of death in the US : heart attack
How frequently a heart attack kills in the US: every 45 seconds
Average US man's risk of death from heart attack: 50 percent
Risk of average US man who eats no meat: 15 percent
Risk of average US man who eats no meat, dairy or eggs: 4 percent
Amount you reduce risk of heart attack if you reduce consumption of meat, dairy and eggs by 10 percent: 9 percent
Amount you reduce risk of heart attack if you reduce consumption by 50 percent: 45 percent
Amount you reduce risk if you eliminate meat, dairy and eggs from your diet: 90 percent
Average cholesterol level of people eating meat-centered-diet: 210 mg/dl
Chance of dying from heart disease if you are male and your blood cholesterol level is 210 mg/dl: greater than 50 percent
Meat contains no essential nutrients that cannot be obtained in higher quality directly from plant sources.
Originally posted by jeddun
Jesus i mean not to sound insensitive...but man, come on, of all the friggin things to get choked up about. I love animals as much as the next guy but i see horrors committed on children in the news everyday....id say in terms of the letting of tears...wouldn't a child trump an animal? I dont see a thread here dedicated to all the abused and killed kids...wanna make a change? then be like one of those jerky criminals that ram whaling boats and put human lives in danger everyday...OR legislate and wait YEARS for the Japanese to come around, these sickos are a whole nother issue and i could GO ON about the asian race and where they fit into everything
You really think that IQ should decide who lives and who dies?
Do sharks deserve to have their fins cut off for soup and then die a horrible, slow death? Just because they're less intelligent?