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Posted on 03/21/2014 9:41:33 AM PDT by The Looking Spoon
Benjamin Franklin when he was very young decided to go vegetarian. Then he was by the pier and saw fishermen cut open fish, and saw other fish inside. So he reasoned that “well, if you can eat other fish, then I can certainly eat you.” He enjoyed eating meat thereafter.
But wouldn’t having a vegetarian diet support the climate change “logic,” too much CO2 is destroying the planet, therefore fewer plants from said diet, therefore less CO2?
lol good one.
There’s also a story in his autobiography about one of his early in life return journeys from Britain. He was trying to maintain his vegetarian diet but as his ship approached American shores the sailors brought in a haul of codfish and proceeded to fry them on deck. The wonderful aroma overcame Franklin’s resolve and he scarfed up the fried fish along with the crew and the rest of the passengers. His vegetarianism always had more to do with spending as little money as possible (penny saved, penny earned, etc.) than the supposed health benefits, and that motivation was lost temporarily because of a free fish fry, and longer term by his eventual success as a printer, publisher, post master, colonial representative (the list goes on).
The wonderful aroma overcame Franklins resolve and he scarfed up the fried fish along with the crew and the rest of the passengers.
This, without proper punctuation, implies that Ben ate the fish, the crew, and the rest of the passengers. Who was left to sail the ship?
Plants breath CO2 and convert it to oxygen for us.
If vegans eat too many plants then there are fewer to consume the CO2 = more global warming.
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