Save A Cow Essay, Research Paper
Save A Cow; Eat A Vegan
?Animals have feelings, too.? ?I don?t eat anything with parents.?
?Meat is murder.? Sound familiar? It?s the battle cry of the tree hugging
animal loving part of society known as vegans. Vegans feel it is immoral to eat
any type of animal product and do not buy or use any animal consumer products. *
In reality, vegans are moronic, veggie-fad zombies without the intelligence to
realize the harm their doing to their bodies. + Vegans hold inane beliefs,
endanger their health, and follow the crowd.
+ Vegans hold inane beliefs. Vegan literature claims that they do not eat
meat or use any other animal products due to health reasons and moral dilemmas
(Weiss, 7). The health aspect is usually skewered, and the moral issues are
asinine. According to vegans, their most common reason for their lifestyle is to
stop attributing to the suffering of animals (Weiss, 9). Being omnivores means
eating both vegetables and meat. Humans are omnivores. Nature has decided that
those weaker on the food chain shall suffer. Since there are billions of
omnivores on Earth, mass quantities of meat are needed. It is almost impossible
to produce enough meat for the world in perfect environments for the animals;
therefore, animals are bound to suffer to serve for good of the majority.
By killing animals, people apparently lose karma. Many vegans have choose to
live the way they do to keep their karma intact (Weiss, 12). Karma is
approximately equal to Western civilization?s thoughts on cause and effect. So
basically, in fear of what might happen to them, they hide behind the easy cross
of veganism and can sleep safe and sound at night, knowing they?ve done their
good deed for the year.
+ Vegans endanger their health. Although part of the vegan decision is due to
health reasons, many important qualities of meat and dairy products are lost in
their diet. A lack of protein can be made up for in soy products, but important
amino acids and vitamins cannot be received in any other way than by the eating
of meat. In fact, a vitamin B12 deficiency can cause nerve damage, fatigue, and
anemia, which is a blood disorder (Weiss, 32). Many vegans who suffer from a
lack of needed vitamins appear thin, pallid with dark circles under their eyes,
Even when there are substitutes for protein, dairy, acids, and vitamins, few
vegans investigate enough to find alternatives, nor are the alternatives
inexpensive. Some suggestions are to go to health food stores and buy veggie
burgers, tofu hot dogs, and soy milk (Weiss, 48). These items are by no means as
cost efficient or easy to find. The literature that vegans produce encourage
young adults to bother their parents into buying these uneconomical foods, which
oddly seems immoral.
+ Vegans follow the crowd. By using lines like ?Did you ever notice that
trends always seem to start with movie and rock stars?? vegan literature tries
to glorify their lifestyle by saying ?it?s the cool thing to do? (Weiss,
19). And yes, fads do seem to start (and end) with famous people; therefore,
this fad will end and probably just in time for the next great diet to dazzle
the weak minded masses. The worst feature of their campaigning is their ploy to
dupe the younger crowds into their web. Young adults can make rash decisions
that will hurt their health, but since ?Drew Barrymore refuses to wear
leather,? why would anyone else (Weiss, 19)?
* In reality, vegans are moronic, veggie-fad zombies without the intelligence
to realize the harm their doing to their bodies. It is unfortunate that the
vegan way has become such a popular trend. A true justice to society would be
done if only all vegans would be gobbled up by rabid cows.