[LMB] OT: Vegans, was Religion question

Margaret Dean margdean56 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 30 23:48:00 BST 2021


On Fri, Jul 30, 2021 at 11:53 AM Sylvia McIvers <sylviamcivers at gmail.com>
wrote:

>
> As someone who keeps kosher, I can tell you that the group of people who
> say Really? No bacon?  and then drop the subject is fairly large.
> The smaller group of people say Really? No bacon? And no cheeseburgers?
> But hooowww can you live like that?  ... and get really aggressive about
> it.
>
> It's a smaller group, and I don't blame the larger group - but they are the
> ones I remember, and they are the ones who make me really cautious about
> mentioning food in mixed company.
>

It seems to me that there's always going to be that subset of people who
see lifestyle choices different from theirs (especially if theirs are "the
norm" in the surrounding culture) as some kind of implied criticism or
threat, even when that's not intended.


--Margaret Dean
  <margdean56 at gmail.com>


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