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|View Poll Results: Why AREN'T you a vegan/vegetarian?|
|I believe animals are here to serve us||32||11.35%|
|I like the way animal products taste way too much to not eat them||71||25.18%|
|I have never thought about the cruelties of factory farming||1||0.35%|
|It's all I know. Eating meat was how I was raised. I never considered anything else||19||6.74%|
|I believe it is the healthiest way for me to eat||145||51.42%|
|I'm on a fad diet like atkins that condones eating meat||1||0.35%|
|I think vegans are weirdos and don't want to grouped in with them||5||1.77%|
|I have never heard a good argument against eating meat, but would change if I did||8||2.84%|
|Voters: 282. You may not vote on this poll|
Originally Posted by lao80
I'm not on a diet, but this is insulting.
"I'm on a fad diet like atkins that condones eating meat"
Originally Posted by Shantimama
Sorry I don't have time to read all of the responses so far - but did anyone else notice that all of the poll options seemed to suggest that meat eaters are either unthinking or just plain insensitive? Can't say I was thrilled with the wording of this poll.
Originally Posted by Amandzia
What is insulting about that statement? Is it because it calls atkins a "fad" diet? I don't think that word has such a bad connotation. It's the latest craze and anybody I know who is on it knows that. I doubt the person who wrote that meant to be offensive, but I tend to give people the benifit of the doubt.
Originally Posted by kaydeesac
I read "condones" as being different from most nutritional guidance, which says to limit consumption of meat, particularly meat high in sat. fats.
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