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Tue, Sep. 8th, 2009, 02:40 am
WTF of the day

a movie about a man living in the midst of tel-aviv, who has (at least) 32 wives and 89 children and the authorities are unable to do anything about it.

W.T.F?!

Wed, Sep. 9th, 2009 07:49 pm (UTC)
lotus82: Re: Veganism and survival

No, I don't think people should move away from Siberia, work more or have less kids. It's a perfectly good place to live in and I don't see a reason to vacate it when the world's overpopulated as is.

Wed, Sep. 9th, 2009 08:01 pm (UTC)
mme_n_b: Re: Veganism and survival

So, what you're saying, is that a certain level of inconvenience, while short of the "survival" guideline, is still sufficient as an excuse to use animals as a source of labor/food/body parts. Right?

Wed, Sep. 9th, 2009 08:06 pm (UTC)
lotus82: Re: Veganism and survival

I'm having a hard time saying "yes", but - yes. One should take care of one's own first.

Wed, Sep. 9th, 2009 09:00 pm (UTC)
mme_n_b: Re: Veganism and survival

Now it's just a matter of degree. If I am sexually attracted to cats I might find it extremely inconvenient not to fuck them.

Thu, Sep. 10th, 2009 03:20 am (UTC)
lotus82: Re: Veganism and survival

But again - that's just being mean to another creature to satisfy a craving that isn't all that vital.

Thu, Sep. 10th, 2009 03:40 am (UTC)
mme_n_b: Re: Veganism and survival

Living in Siberia is also a non-vital craving. Actually, given a choice between sex and living in Siberia I'll choose sex any time. We aren't on vitality any more, you've ceded convenience :))) And abstinence is terribly inconvenient.