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Originally posted by ypperst
So if plants are indeed sentient beings...is eating them morally wrong?
Morally wrong? I guess you are eating meat everyday, aren't you?
Originally posted by bastet11
I don't need a scientist to tell me plants can talk. I know they can. I could hear them as a child, specifically trees. I am serious..they make a very low noise deep within. Trees have different voices. One of the best ways to hear it is to go shoeless, climb up a tree in a quiet, still place and sit in its loving arms. Press your whole body and ear to the trunk and give it some time. Eventually you will hear its voice if you wait patiently enough.
Originally posted by TWISTEDWORDS
Animals and plants talk to each other. It's just that stupid humans think that because they aren't making English language sounds it isn't communication. It's us humans who can't understand their language. It's all about language anyways. IF a human being was put in a cave with no current languages said to that human being and then at the age of 18 was brought out and heard us all talking, it would sound weird. After all, we only make sounds anyways. It's just that we associate sounds we make with objects....duhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
Originally posted by LightAssassin
reply to post by elevenaugust
Vegans eat ya heart out.
I've felt it my whole life. Plants are as alive as animals and all can and should be eaten with respect because we are taking life to give life regardless. It bothers me that people need to make themselves feel better about eating by eating plants with the thought that it is better than killing an animal. This article and study is merely more proof.
Eat only vegetables because your body absolutely requires it.
Eat only vegetables if your religion stipulates it.
Do not eat only vegetables because you think it is better than killing animals. You're killing plants. Root veggies and herbs all get ripped and killed for the sake of our food. What? Because a plant can't bleed and cry and moan. Plants show you when they need water and will die if you don't. Some need shelter from the sun, shelter from the cold, will die from frost and will drown in a flood.
Eat your vegetable diet but don't kid yourself. You're not doing this planet or nature any better.
edit on 15-6-2012 by LightAssassin because: (no reason given)
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