I've grown to feel the same way about the taste of meat. I can only see it as a once-living creatures flesh now. It's pretty gross. Especially when you consider the fact that we are eating animals like pigs that have VERY…"
I agree that if people stopped equating vegetarians with hippie PETA members (not that there's anything wrong with being a hippie), then more people would understand, and possibly make the switch.
My boyfriend and I have…"
"I'm a vegetarian for several reasons. It all started when I was 6 years old and my mom married my vegan step-mom. My step-mom would not allow meat in the house at all; so at home we all had to eat vegetarian. My mom wouldn't allow us kids…"
"A few years ago (I was about 8-10 years old) I was in the forest and suddenly I saw a bonfire. There were like five people surrounding it and when I approached them I saw that they were having a barbecue with a whole pig. I saw the whole pig getting…"
"I'm a vegetarian because I don't see why Humans should inflict pain upon other animals, we know what pain feels like, we know that animals feel pain, but yet we slaughter them? I don't see why cannibalism is such a taboo if…"
"i'ma ovo-lacto vegetarian, i carefully buy my eggs, milk & cheese from places that doesn't support the senseless slaughter of our earthling brethen & advocate animal rights, only just made my latest video about herbivores &…"
"Update from my post 3 years ago :)
Mostly vegan these days, Jonathan Safran Foer's 'Eating Animals' showed me the errors in my thinking. I think this is the best I can do diet-wise for people, planet and animals. I feel pretty damn…"
"I've been vegetarian for over 3 years (and counting) for the following reasons (I should point out, I am 15, and grew up in a meat eating family):I've always been very close to animals and loved them very much, I grew up around them and…"
"I'm a vegan purely based on animal cruelty issues. I became a vegetarian at 7 years old, and then vegan at 14. It was quite stupid; I saw some horrible videos online, and to be honest I'd been looking for good enough reasons to become…"
"I became a vegetarian at the age of 16, because...
well, I just found myself in the position to say:
first: I don't need this, I don't have meat cravings and there is no problem for me to stop eating it.
second: after becoming interested…"
"I'm a vegeterian because of the environmental damage, but also because of the conditions in which animals are forced to live. Maybe it's not like that everwhere, but in any case, it's sort of a protest. I don't want anything to…"
"For me, it's mainly for ethical reasons. I think factory farming is nothing more than another form of slavery, and it sickens me.
There's also sort of a humanistic reason for me too, meaning that the human population could increase…"