Francesca assumes a moral superiority from eating only plants, and suggests that farming of animals is unsustainable. Neither point is true: The reason 1 human in 9 goes hungry is due to war, conflict and poor governance of those countries where the farming of animals is not carried out efficiently: We are nowhere close to running out of arable land to farm animals on.

I feel no guilt at eating meat: that is what domesticated animals are for. Although I buy meat at the supermarket these days, when I was young I used to kill and butcher my own meat, and this never came close to putting me off meat.

What do Vegans feed their cats and dogs, by the way? Can Blind Freddy tell me that? All pets would starve without the meat industry.

I work in IT, Community volunteer interested in Politics, support Capitalism as the best economic system for lifting people out of poverty, Skeptical scientist.

I work in IT, Community volunteer interested in Politics, support Capitalism as the best economic system for lifting people out of poverty, Skeptical scientist.