from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The practice of subsisting on a diet composed primarily or wholly of vegetables, grains, fruits, nuts, and seeds, with or without eggs and dairy products.
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- n. The practice of following a vegetarian diet.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The theory or practice of living upon vegetables and fruits.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The theory and practice of living solely on vegetables.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a diet excluding all meat and fish
So, are you going to do a post on why vegetarianism is morally preferable?
Hero: Tony Bourdain for his open mind for all kinds of food he tries on his travels across the world, since I am pretty conservative, Indian vegetarianism is my style.
For him, vegetarianism is unmanly, as is refraining from killing animals.
The reason a hurried "Oh, I hardly eat meat either" has become such a popular response to another's declaration of vegetarianism is usually not that we mean it, but that we now know enough about factory farming to want to stop Scully types from telling us any more.
It had the stretched look of long-term vegetarianism or long-time drug use, or both.
I’m not sure, but it doesn’t look to me like transportation emissions are factored into the “vegetarianism is ineffective” link; I think that study is concerned entirely with direct production emissions. gerrycanavan
Pythagoras, the Western embodiment of vegetarianism, is a good analogue for the 'Saturnian Archimage'.)
It made me again question my eating habits as I've been toying with the idea of vegetarianism.
I rarely eat meat, only do it to please my grandma, who can´t wrap her head around the idea of vegetarianism, so when I visit and we sit down for lunch, instead of debating I chew.
To turn humanitarianism on its head and call vegetarianism an affront to the human spirit certainly fits the outrageous bill.