reply to post by DevolutionEvolvd
Meh, I think it's a matter of who or what you want to believe at this point...
"Perhaps before writing today’s New York Times article, “Sorry, Vegans: Brussels Sprouts Like to Live, Too,” writer Natalie Angier should
have come over and met my dog and my plant. Maybe she would have noticed a difference".
"Seems to me there’s a monumental distinction between a brainless, nervous system-less, plant instinctively reacting to its “predator”
(insects, in the example Angier gave) by irritating it, compared with a sentient being (complete with a brain and nervous system) screaming as she or
he is literally shoved into the slaughter line. If my dog was shoved into a slaughter line, she’d scream, too. If my plant was, it would just sit
The VEGdaily article is actually pretty entertaining to read.