Why I stopped eating meat, part 1

December 13, 2011 by Joshua
in Blog, Nature

People often ask me why I stopped eating meat. I wrote a few days ago about how often people ask in order to argue and how I find the question boring after having been asked roughly daily or so for decades. Still, I’ve learned to appreciate and even celebrate things I can’t change so it doesn’t get me down.

I used to argue with people about food too so I empathize with them, though I learned to stop arguing, so I feel justified in expecting more of them.

Anyway, before writing why I stopped eating meat, I’ll point out most of my reasons for not eating meat now, which I’ll write about later, are different than my reasons for stopping eating meat in 1989. I’ve lived more than half my life since then, so you’d expect my reasons to change.

I stopped eating meat for two categories of reasons: taste and intellectual reasons.

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