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    Re: 'Judgementalism': There is no vegan police

    In my experience, Type A is the most common way of using the word, i.e. unduly judgmental. In my opinion, Type B is simply informing, as no judgment is being passed on the other person in the...
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    Re: 'Judgementalism': There is no vegan police

    Daniel, that is a good response. I think it is important to keep in mind the difference between the following two responses:

    1). "The BK Veggie contains butter."
    2). "The BK Veggie contains...
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    Re: Why do I get put down???

    With that sensitivity and acceptance of the mistakes of others, I think you should run an AA meeting...

    I wonder if you weren't caught defending a small part of your original post, when that...
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    Re: 'Judgementalism': There is no vegan police

    It is an extreme, but nonetheless valid case. I have never seen Korn be accused of being vegan police despite his very strong advocacy. Of course you are right that the intent of the term is to be an...
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    Re: 'Judgementalism': There is no vegan police

    This thread started off talking about the "vegan police", and that is a somewhat different concept than was assumed by some of the posts in this (very riveting) thread. The "vegan police" is used to...
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    Re: 'Judgementalism': There is no vegan police

    ditto.
  7. Thread: Vegan Chocolate

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    Re: chocolate question

    There are two kinds of Ghirardelli's that qualify - I think the other one is called "semi sweet". I chocolate chips of both kinds for my chocolate cakes and chocolate chip cookies.

    There is also...
  8. Thread: Growing bones

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    Re: Growing bones

    It's been a while, but I figured I should give a final update. I went back to the doctor at the very end of May or beginning of June for the final X-Ray. The bone had almost completely regrown, with...
  9. Thread: Vegan In Germany

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    Re: Germany

    Yes, amongst others.
    Tartex are actually based in Freiburg, which is where my mother lives, and where I stayed for a week while in Germany.
  10. Thread: Vegan In Germany

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    Re: Germany

    I just spent three weeks on holiday in Germany (which is where I am from). I stayed with my mother in Freiburg, and I actually had no problems at all. The Reformhaus was the best place to look for...
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    New Food Pyramid scheme from USDA Morons

    On the 19th of April, the USDA unveiled a brand new pyramid scheme - food pyramid scheme, that is. They have a way you can get your own personalised food pyramid at http://www.mypyramid.gov/.
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    Re: Growing bones

    It feels fine - a bit stiff, and sometimes itches a bit where the break was. I go back for another X-Ray on Tuesday, 3rd of May. Then we'll see how bad I've been... ;)
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    Sticky: Re: How to explain "no milk"?

    Eve - you are an awesome advocate!

    snivelingchild - you write what's in my head.

    Astrocat - I love the way you described that - the "second-handed sucking [of] titties of a cow" made me laugh!
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    Sticky: Re: How to explain "no milk"?

    Yes, that is good!
    My wife gets organic cow milk for herself and the kids, and my in-laws kinda freaked out this weekend - they wanted "normal" milk. What a bunch of morons!

    On another aside, my...
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    Sticky: Re: How to explain "no milk"?

    Actually, I don't know what the dairy farming conditions are like in Germany. Definitely a lot less hormones used (as they're illegal over there, due to the undesirable side effect of growing breasts...
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    Sticky: Re: How to explain "no milk"?

    Yup - that's exactly what I'm looking for. And the reality is that in the Alpine villages where my mother used to go for vacation, and where some of her family still do go, the second scenario is...
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    Sticky: Re: How to explain "no milk"?

    Now that I did not know. Very fascinating!
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    Sticky: Re: How to explain "no milk"?

    Seaside - that is an excellent suggestion!

    Sniveling Child - You make some good points there. The problem is in discussing this with my mother (as the worst example), who used to go into the Swiss...
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    Sticky: Re: How to explain "no milk"?

    eh - that doesn't work for me. Despite their (obviously) limited mental capacities, I still like to treat them as adults.
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    Sticky: How to explain "no milk"?

    I wonder at times how to explain to an omni or a lacto-vegetarian what's so bad about consuming dairy. I understand the health aspects, but I want to go beyond that - I want to engender an...
  21. Thread: Growing bones

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    Re: Growing bones

    I just read this thread on cow milk, and came to the realisation that my excessive dairy consumption is significantly more likely to account for my broken foot! And for the doctors' complete lack of...
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    Re: Growing bones

    John - I've actually been appian-vegetarian (only honey) since January 2004, and total vegetarian since I guess June or July 2004. My "in the process of going vegan" comment back then referred to the...
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    Re: Growing bones

    My son wanted to practice riding his bike without training wheels, so, being the overprotective parent that I am, I ran alongside him to be able to catch him, which worked out just fine, especially...
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    Re: Growing bones

    I also suspect that it was just normal pressures - the doctors were entirely unsurprised when they heard how it happened. I just want to make sure that I'm doing everything I can to help myself. And...
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    Re: Growing bones

    Hehehe.

    The only reason why I don't completely discount the theory, is that I know my calcium intake has decreased. I do know that it requires more than calcium to grow bones, but it does also...
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    Re: Growing bones

    Thanks. Which veggies qualify as deep green leafies, and what do they provide?
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    Growing bones

    Last week I broke a bone in my foot. Now I want to make sure I do everything I can to help regrowing my bone. I've been trying to drink at least one cup of soy milk per day, but I know that the...
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    Re: multivitamins

    Does anyone have any recommendations for multivitamins that are available in the US? I've not been taking any since going vegan, and I'm pretty sure I don't get what I need from what I eat. As an...
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    This guide was much appreciated on my recent...

    This guide was much appreciated on my recent visit to Seattle - thanks gertvegan!
    I went to a Chinese restaurant named "Bamboo Garden" on Roy street (mentioned in the guide). The menu is 100% vegan!...
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    Seattle! I was only there for a couple of days,...

    Seattle!
    I was only there for a couple of days, but the restaurants I went to there actually understood what "vegetarian" really means. I even went to one restaurant there that had an entirely vegan...
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    The Indian restaurant I go to is run by Indians....

    The Indian restaurant I go to is run by Indians. They're from northern India, and allegedly do northern Indian food very well. They are very careful to know exactly what can be eaten by Hindus and...
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    We make our own Cranberry sauce (with way too...

    We make our own Cranberry sauce (with way too much sugar, and in the microwave, but still...), and it's way better than anything store-bought.
    I also love dried cranberries in my cereal for...
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    Hahahahaha!!!! :mad: Right, and I'm guessing...

    Hahahahaha!!!! :mad:
    Right, and I'm guessing that cattle in the slaughterhouse are a danger to the murderers working there! What a retarded thing to say. If you're driving through the deers' home,...
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    In my dreams! I just went to eat at an Indian...

    In my dreams! I just went to eat at an Indian with my manager and a bunch of co-workers (three Indians in all). Turns out, there was only one thing available in the restaurant that I could have. I...
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    Ditto to all the kudos and thanks, Korn. You are...

    Ditto to all the kudos and thanks, Korn. You are awesome for providing us with this place.
    (And I would be more than happy to support this forum with donations, too.)
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    Astonishing!

    I was just watching an episode of Nova on PBS tonight that talked about how all the research concerning Neanderthals has ben heavily influenced by the respective archeologists...
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    Tofutti cream cheese is incredible. On a bagel...

    Tofutti cream cheese is incredible. On a bagel you can't tell the difference, and mixed in recipes you can't either. On some kinds of bread you can tell a bit of difference, and on its own you can...
  38. Thread: Vegans & fish

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    Sticky: :eek: Hey! What have you heard? Anyway, not only...

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    Hey! What have you heard? Anyway, not only didn't it happen, but it was an accident, and the "aquatic friend"'s fault either way! :o



    (sorry - I just liked the formulation of "aquatic...
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    We have a scrawny old grapefruit tree that...

    We have a scrawny old grapefruit tree that doesn't have much of a yield anymore, but the ones that we have had were gigantic and delicious!
    We also have an orange tree (honeybell tangelo, to be...
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    If the bee cross-pollenates, so creating a new...

    If the bee cross-pollenates, so creating a new type of plant, does that qualify as tampering with nature, or is this nature simply because the bee did it?
    If the latter, then what can humans (also...
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