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Vegetarian Water - For The Truly Ethical
Science 2.0 ^ | Jun 20 2014 | Hank Campbell

Posted on 06/21/2014 2:32:12 PM PDT by JimSEA

Did you know that when you drink water, you are not really being vegetarian?

I didn't either. It turns out that when you drink water, it could have microbes and other small stuff - well, I knew that part. What I did not know is that viruses and bacteria and such were considered animals to vegetarians. So even if you purify water by boiling it and killing the germs, you are still drinking dead animals.

What to do for truly ethical water drinkers? Now you have the solution, the Prestige Lifestraw.

I guess this is real - it's hard to say, I assume most medicinal and health products originating in Asia were created on a dare - but the Prestige LifeStraw says not only will it kill the animals in water, like bacteria, protozoan cysts and viruses, it will then remove them too. No more animals carcasses!

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KEYWORDS: obsessions; vegetarian
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If you're a Jain, this could be important. Some of our Eco obsessed vegans might also have less to worry about.
1 posted on 06/21/2014 2:32:12 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: JimSEA
Don't drink water... you know what fish do in it?

/johnny

2 posted on 06/21/2014 2:34:31 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JimSEA

Can always have a brandy. or Jack Daniels.:)


3 posted on 06/21/2014 2:35:13 PM PDT by Burlem
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To: JimSEA

Same with breathing air. The Vegans need to get with the program and stop using air and water.


4 posted on 06/21/2014 2:35:15 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Feed the wacko enrvironmentalists to the starving polar bears.)
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To: JimSEA

beer


5 posted on 06/21/2014 2:39:55 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Birds too. Especially waterfowl.

Even snapping turtles.


6 posted on 06/21/2014 2:40:06 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: JRandomFreeper

Don’t drink water, and don’t drink OJ. OJ will kill you.


7 posted on 06/21/2014 2:41:03 PM PDT by FrdmLvr ("WE ARE ALL OSAMA, 0BAMA!" al-Qaeda terrorists who breached the American compound in Benghazi)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
That's the reason I filter all my air through a lit cigarette.

/johnny

8 posted on 06/21/2014 2:41:18 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JimSEA

Funny they call it “ethical”, yet it’s all according to their own contrived standards of “ethics”.

The water in plant matter could also have “animal” microbes in it. What then? Yeaaargh . . .


9 posted on 06/21/2014 2:42:01 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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...Prestige LifeStraw says not only will it kill the animals in water,...

Murderers!!!

10 posted on 06/21/2014 2:45:05 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Heh heh heh. ;o)


11 posted on 06/21/2014 2:45:17 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Feed the wacko enrvironmentalists to the starving polar bears.)
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To: FrdmLvr

Yep, OJ has killed at least 2 people that I know of.
;^)

CC


12 posted on 06/21/2014 2:46:30 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: TigersEye

Yeah, I was thinking that the Jains wouldn’t be okay with that. Poor little Protozoa.


13 posted on 06/21/2014 2:51:39 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: Celtic Conservative
Do you know why the price of OJ has gone through the roof?

The delivery trucks all drive 30 mph.


14 posted on 06/21/2014 2:52:47 PM PDT by TigersEye ("No man left behind" means something different to 0bama.)
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To: Olog-hai
The water in plant matter could also have “animal” microbes in it.

If it's fresh veg from Mexico, it's very likely to have microbes in it from 'fecal splashing' in the field.

That's a term they taught us in culinary school.

I wish I had skipped that day of food safety.

/johnny

15 posted on 06/21/2014 2:59:31 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JimSEA

Do vegans eat their vegetables alive or do thy humanely kill them first?


16 posted on 06/21/2014 3:10:39 PM PDT by tbpiper
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To: JimSEA

Or vegans could gulp hydrogen and oxygen, then swallow a match.


17 posted on 06/21/2014 3:20:40 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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To: JRandomFreeper

Someone report these murderers to PETA!


18 posted on 06/21/2014 3:21:18 PM PDT by fantail 1952 (Common sense policy: Help your friends. Whip your enemies. Sort out the rest later.)
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To: tbpiper

Baxter Black, cowboy poet and large animal vet, has a great poem about murdering his vegetable garden.


19 posted on 06/21/2014 3:23:26 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: JimSEA

How about oranges, lemons, limes, grapefruit, plums and other fruit whose flesh is just beneath the skin? Have you vegans ever thought about whether an orange feels any pain when it’s skin is torn off? I mean, if you wouldn’t even think about stepping on an ant or swatting flies and mosquitos, then WHY would you ever peel an orange when you don’t know?...WHY???


20 posted on 06/21/2014 3:23:29 PM PDT by equaviator (There's nothing like the universe to bring you down to earth.)
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To: FrdmLvr
OJ will kill you.

Only if he's paying you $40K a month in alimony.

21 posted on 06/21/2014 3:25:11 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: JimSEA

Fish live in water. Whenever we drink a glass of water, we are stealing from the fish. Truly ethical people refuse to drink water and have nothing to do with products that use water.


22 posted on 06/21/2014 3:27:24 PM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: JimSEA
Baxter Black is a liberal sissy.

He does write good poetry, but what do you expect from a sissy?

/johnny

23 posted on 06/21/2014 3:32:50 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JimSEA
I hope every vegetarian croaks!
24 posted on 06/21/2014 3:36:17 PM PDT by dalereed
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To: JimSEA

I used hand sanitizer today, killed millions. Drank some water, killed millions more. Don’t feel guilty. Guess I’m a mass-murdering psychopath.


25 posted on 06/21/2014 3:48:54 PM PDT by Antihero101607
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To: JimSEA
Well, if they mix their water from scratch that will eliminate any animal matter.


26 posted on 06/21/2014 4:27:06 PM PDT by Islander7 (There is no septic system so vile, so filthy, the left won't drink from to further their agenda)
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To: JimSEA

According to them, if you don’t know it then .....


27 posted on 06/21/2014 4:30:57 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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To: JimSEA
Oh, and ....

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28 posted on 06/21/2014 4:33:20 PM PDT by SkyDancer (If you don't read the newspapers you are uninformed. If you do read newspapers you are misinformed)
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To: TigersEye

LOL!

CC


29 posted on 06/21/2014 4:55:35 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (tease not the dragon for thou art crunchy when roasted and taste good with ketchup)
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To: JimSEA

Psssst; Vagans

Don’t breathe the air either, it’s full of little critters (some of which will make you sick).

Also don’t lick your fingers as there are critters on your skin that you can’t wash off. Not to mention all the creepy crawlies inside of you.


30 posted on 06/21/2014 4:55:35 PM PDT by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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To: Antihero101607

Unless you have some sort of immune disorder, your body kills millions of microbes every day, just in keeping itself healthy.


31 posted on 06/21/2014 6:19:35 PM PDT by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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To: JimSEA; Gefn; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ...
P. T. Barnum was right.


32 posted on 06/21/2014 7:35:25 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; Salamander; JRandomFreeper; JimSEA; TigersEye
Can you handle the truth?

33 posted on 06/21/2014 7:55:38 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: shibumi
It's a cause we can get behind!! Vegetables have feelings!!!
34 posted on 06/21/2014 8:02:29 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: JimSEA

That is *truly funny*.


35 posted on 06/21/2014 8:14:48 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Slings and Arrows; Salamander; JRandomFreeper; JimSEA; TigersEye

JimSEA wins.

His link in #34 is the best.


36 posted on 06/21/2014 8:16:37 PM PDT by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: shibumi
He's still light in the loafers.

I have no use for whiners like that pretender.

/johnny

37 posted on 06/21/2014 8:19:38 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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> Vegetables have feelings!!!

They were very happy when 0bama won.


38 posted on 06/21/2014 8:26:53 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: JimSEA

Vegetarian, isn’t that the Indian word for lousy hunter?


39 posted on 06/21/2014 8:41:13 PM PDT by verga (Conservative, leaning libertarian)
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To: JimSEA; Slings and Arrows; JRandomFreeper; TigersEye; shibumi
So even if you purify water by boiling it and killing the germs, you are still drinking dead animals.

Where I come from, we call that "soup". If we boil; it down, to thicken'er up, we call it "stew".

I know: late to the game, but we just got home.

40 posted on 06/21/2014 9:02:54 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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If you have enough microbes to thicken soup.... you need a better water supply.

Even I get good, clean water if I really want it.

Not hot water, of course... but running water.

/johnny

41 posted on 06/21/2014 9:05:17 PM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: JimSEA

People still don’t really understand what a sterile environment does to the human immune system.


42 posted on 06/21/2014 9:44:42 PM PDT by metmom (...fixing our eyes on Jesus, the Author and Perfecter of our faith....)
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To: tbpiper; shibumi

Plants scream when you cut or cook them...ALIVE.

I don’t know how vegans live with themselves.


43 posted on 06/21/2014 10:00:34 PM PDT by Salamander (He ain't heavy, he's my Boa.)
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To: shibumi

Soulless barbarians who devour their helpless prey, alive.

http://www.mnn.com/home-blog/guest-columnist/blogs/the-case-for-the-ethical-treatment-of-plants

http://www.smithsonianchannel.com/sc/web/video/titles/12151/do-plants-respond-to-pain


44 posted on 06/21/2014 10:11:46 PM PDT by Salamander (He ain't heavy, he's my Boa.)
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To: JRandomFreeper

The cattle get that stuff out of the waterhole; we get the good stuff.


45 posted on 06/21/2014 11:52:41 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (Love me, love my guns!©)
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To: ApplegateRanch
I shaved 2 years in a cattle wallow up until I figured out that shaving was for TStgs, and I had stood my last Retreat.

Once I figured out I didn't have to impress anyone anymore, things got easier, but I didn't quit sharing the tank....

I figure, on balance, I've killed and added about the same amount of critters to the biome of dirt. Or terra, or earth.... whatever you want to call it.

/johnny

46 posted on 06/22/2014 12:35:26 AM PDT by JRandomFreeper (Gone Galt)
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To: Drango

I’ll have a beer with you!


47 posted on 06/22/2014 4:16:07 AM PDT by jocon307 (These people are (some Polish word) crazy)
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To: JimSEA

Sounds a good one to keep handy.


48 posted on 06/22/2014 4:50:22 AM PDT by tbpiper
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To: JimSEA

So it’s OK to murder these precious tiny animals, it’s just not OK to consume them.

Now I understand.


49 posted on 06/22/2014 7:41:44 AM PDT by Blue Collar Christian (There's only one reason for authorities to take the arms of good people.)
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To: JimSEA; Slings and Arrows
We've gone to the dogs, I say. Dogs.


50 posted on 06/22/2014 7:43:15 AM PDT by Daffynition ("We Are Not Descended From Fearful Men")
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