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02-02-2017, 18:26   #1
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Is it time to stop eating meat?

First off I will admit that I absolutely love and adore the taste of meat.
There is no better feeling than waking up with a hangover on a Sunday morning and being treated to a plate packed with sausages and bacon by your significant other.

However, having so many farmed animals on the planet is a major factor in terms of climate change. People feel so passionately about protecting the planet and there is directive of being green in terms of many aspects of industry. This is people driven. I'm just wondering if we a species will eventually come to the conclusion that in order to survive we will need to all change our diets?

I'm intrigued to find out how other people feel about it. I personally feel like I am addicted to meat and cannot imagine myself being able to quit. Would we start to see sausages start appearing on the black market if we were to ban eating meat similar to crystal meth and ketamine?
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I'm off to Supermacs for a snack box.
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Na, I'd rather not become a miserable twat who has to tell every person they meet they don't consume animal products.
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Drastically reducing red meat consumption would be a move in the right direction. You won't get much love for the suggestion here though.
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Na, I'd rather not become a miserable twat who has to tell every person they meet they don't consume animal products.
You're just repeating a tired cliché
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I'm conflicted , I love the taste of certain meats but I'm very aware of animal welfare and the general effects on the planet. When the lab grown meat becomes affordable I'd switch completely to laboratory grown meat and I'd definitely be willing to pay more for it
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Under that rationale, the future diet would consist of things such as Quorn, synthetic meat and solyent. Things like avocados, exotic salad and almonds would also cease to be grown. The aforementioned are terrible in terms of water usage.
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02-02-2017, 18:33   #10
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I'd start eating my own limbs before I'd resort to becoming a veggie.
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02-02-2017, 18:35   #11
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You can't win. You farm cattle until they're ready for the factory and you get sh*t about methane causing global warming but if you eradicate the methane production by producing veal, you're a monster
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02-02-2017, 18:37   #12
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It was time a long time ago. People dont care though because "MEAT IS SO YUMMY".
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02-02-2017, 18:39   #13
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For every person who goes "green".... There are 1000 people who don't care.

I am one of those 1000
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Cattle, chickens and sheep would probably be extinct now if we didn't farm then.
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