"Syndi, thanks for the article. I've been vegetarian for 12 years, and just went vegan within the last few months. I couldn't be happier with my decision. You post a lot of great stuff, keep it up!! :)"
"My original reasons haven't changed as to why I became a vegetarian. The only thing that has changed is the more I learned about being a vegetarian the deeper that commitment got. The variety of reasons from abuses in factory farms, the growth…"
"Well, that IS certainly a unique path to a vegan diet. I have only heard of a few religions that promote vegetarianism, some Buhhdists, Janes, and Seventh Day Adventists (although I'm not sure if all SDA's do). But I'm certain there…"
"I'm raw vegan, and was vege for a while.. I stopped eating dairy first, then meat/fish, then cooked food. This was over about 4/5 years...
How I came to be where I am.. It's a mix of health and ethical reasons;
Being a hard-line atheist,…"
"Here is an answer to the meat eaters as to wheather or not humans are herbivores or carnivores.
If you believe in evolution then you have to accept what science has discovered about the human body and how it has evolved. The idea that primitive man…"
"I actually was vegetarian before I was an atheist. In 1937 my father became a vegetarian because of a newer religion. Its roots were from a book called Oahspe that was written by John Ballou Newbrough. John achieved the highest level of the Masons.…"
"When in a discussion with meat eaters the argument sometimes comes up that humans have evolved since the beginning eating meat. So the implication is I am going against my nature by being vegetarian. My reply is two fold. I either say that evolution…"
"With that said, I actually still haven't eaten any meat since I became a vegetarian because there's really no hunted meat to speak of where I am. My friends joke around with me and try to get me to eat meat and I tell them to find me some…"
"Thanks for the reply Danielle. I had a friend who was a vegetarian in the same way. His only meat consumption was through meat that was hunted or caught (fish). I always felt that this was reasonable compromise and a good way to protest against the…"
"I'm a vegetarian/mostly vegan because of factory farming. I eat hunted meat (I come across true hunted meat so infrequently though it's practically nonexistent in my diet) - I really have no problem with the food chain (I own snakes I feed…"