[LMB] OT: Vegans, was Religion question

Joel Polowin jpolowin at hotmail.com
Thu Jul 29 01:00:12 BST 2021

Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com> wrote:
> And the biggest reality, of course, is that if they converted the rest of us to
> veganism it would mean the deaths of millions of animals. Most farm animals
> wouldn't, couldn't, be released 'into the wild'. Many of them are nowhere near
> any kind of wilderness. Releasing all those domesticated animals would lead to
> the deaths of massive numbers of native fauna. And the deaths of most of the
> released animals, too, that couldn't survive in the wild. They can't just keep the
> animals and stop them breeding, and let them die out naturally; they don't
> believe in interfering with the fertility of the animals. They don't want to
> protect animals, they want to wipe them out.

FFS, Gwynne, I debunked that bit of nonsense, *twice*, the *last* time
you were on a tear about the stoopid eeevil vegans, just a few months

As demand decreases, the farms scale back production.  Everyone wouldn't
switch to being vegan all at once.  Almost nobody is talking about
releasing herds into the wilderness, just a tiny number of nutjobs.


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