World Vegetarian Day

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  1. Spinal

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    Just found out that today is World Vegetarian Day... now what does this have to do with motoring you may ask? Good question...

    I read this article:
    http://style.uk.msn.com/wellbeing/healthyeating/article.aspx?cp-documentid=9790539
    and it got me thinking... I'm like to think that I'm quite a tree-hugger myself, and I quite like a medium rare steak...

    If his numbers are right, it's quite scary! (E.g. catle farming produced more greenhouse gases than the worlds transport put together)

    Now, forgetting all the vegetarian tastes better junk; I'm curious... does anyone know of any real evidence, which followed an accepted scientific process and verified by a semi-respectable body as to the impact of meat/meat-farming on greenhouse gases?

    Is it time we start paying a congestion-charge on ribs? Or paying 70% (or whatever the rate of taxes on fuel is) on a steak?

    Thought provoking, isn't it?
    M.
     
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    easy: bring me the cow - i;ll eat what i can & ride the rest home!!:bannana: :bannana:
     
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    hmmm, World Vegetarian Day? Vegetarians are OK! I still couldn't eat whole one:D
     
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    Just found out that today is World Vegetarian Day

    Too late - s'cuse me!
     
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    Vegetarians are god's chosen people.
     
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    Chosen for what purpose?:confused:
     
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    Rrrrriiiight :crazy:;)
     
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    Don't worry - I've said too much, good luck with the cooked up hacked off bits of dead animals....
     
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    Thanks! And when I have finished with Gertrude, and Larry the lamb. People are next!;)
     
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    I agree - I choose vegetarians too!

    Think about it; beef, lamb... all vegetarians! I haven't tried all vegetarians yet though, I'm willing to experiment though!

    M.
     
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    If only, they're all busy chomping through the remains of their own kind.

    Hense BSE.
     
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    I'm not sure I'd like to eat a person, where would you start, boobs, nose, ears?

    See how quorn and tofu does not lead to such awkward decisions...
     
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    Now now... the kids will wake up in the morning and our comments will still be there :p

    I'm sure most guys, and some gals, could immagine where to start... eating...
     

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