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Steve O'Shea

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And kicking me. For some reason these two lads on this website keep supporting me. I had intended to write them a big thanks, as they have gone out of their way to defend me in the past. I don't know if either is a member of TONMO. Does anyone know?
 

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Not sure Dr. O., I don't believe I've ever seen a post, but I'd be willing to bet they lurk!
 

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Without meaning to offend any of the more reasonable vegan-types out there, as I've been good friends with numerous examples over the decades, this is something that I've found is unfortunately typical of some of the more extreme, fierce-eyed screaming fanatics. Particularly among college students who were happily eating bacon and eggs with their parents and applying animal-tested cosmetics just the year before when in K-12. Just my jaded observation, and also, good of those two lads who have been defending you, Steve. Any attack on you is an attack on everybody here.
 

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erich orser;92011 said:
Particularly among college students who were happily eating bacon and eggs with their parents and applying animal-tested cosmetics just the year before when in K-12.

I've known way too many 'oh, i only eat chicken, maybe salmon' types....
 
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I had a couple of Erich's vegan friends staying with us for a couple of weeks, (along with 3 or 4 regular omnivores) and believe me, they didn't EVER eat chicken or salmon....one of them was even allergic to soy products! Boy was planning meals fun! :banghead:
 

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this past year, only one of the captains and i were the only people (the chefs varied by cruise so i'm discounting them) who ate normal.... allergies, veganism, fad diets, unrational dislikes of generic food... you name it.... i felt sorry for the chefs....

i like to pride myself as an omnivore, but this captain had me beat.... any fish we caught in our free time (we keep a few rods aboard) i think he had at least tried, if not liked the roe.... but since he kept the 2nd and 4th watches, i guess i can understand the desire for something interesting for an O'dark-thirty snack... besides, he's a cool cat...
 

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Man is a scavenger who augments his diet with nuts and fruits, in case we've forgotten. This is why we mostly eat dead animals, some considerable time after their death (21-28 days for US prime corn fed angus). We get our veggies by eating the animal's stomach contents, henceforth almost always vegetarians, as we can not digest greens unaided; haggis entertains this concept to this very day. Since the "invention" of fire and cooking, things became a lot more culinarily challenging :biggrin2:

Fish is a very recent addition to our diet and according to some people I've spoken to, I'm all wrong about poultry being part of the animal kingdom, after all...
 

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