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Posted 01 July 2013 - 23:42

A group of vegan extremists has launched a Web site meant to shame scores of “ex-vegans” — even posting the names and photos of the meat-munching traitors.

The The Vegan Sellout List, at exvegans.com, features a directory of former vegans, including plenty of New York City residents.

It says its mission is to hold responsible folks who eat animals and know better.

The site accuses the former non-meat-and-dairy eaters of once being vegans only to be trendy or to make friends.

“The spirits of the billions murdered have risen to deliver: The Vegan Sellout List,” the site declares.

“The Vegan Sellout List is our answer to . . . those who are aware of the suffering caused by meat, dairy, egg, fur and leather production, yet choose to look away while the animals suffer,” the site says, calling out “swarms of haughty, nose-turning carnists.”

One of those so-called carnists is Berlin Reed, 31, a vegan-turned-butcher who was inspired to eat meat after working at a Brooklyn-based food shop that partners with small local farms.

The site features a photo of Reed, noting he’s an ex- vegan who once belonged to an anarchist organization.

“Here we have yet another person hiding behind anarchism to justify their selfish behavior,” the site seethes.

But Reed’s laughing it off.

“It’s just hilarious that someone would spend that much time shaming other people for lifestyle choices,” said Reed, author of “The Ethical Butcher.”

“It’s kind of amazing to me that you’d care so much.”

Reed, who was a vegan for three years, said he still has vegan-boosting tattoos and even refused to kiss meat-eaters at one point in his life. Then he applied for a cheese-monger job at The Greene Grape in Fort Greene, but instead landed the butcher gig.

He soon began working with small local farms, and after learning not all farms treat animals inhumanely, his thoughts began to shift.

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Posted 01 July 2013 - 23:44

Another good reason not to get involved with cults.



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Posted 01 July 2013 - 23:50

They don't seem to mind using treatments and drugs made possible by animal testing even though they "are aware of the suffering yet choose to look away while the animals suffer"



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Posted 01 July 2013 - 23:51

So much for being "ethical", it's just another cult.



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Posted 01 July 2013 - 23:58

It seems no one knows what a "cult" is...

 

The only problem I have with this is that people become vegans for different reasons, not necessarily just because they are jumping on the trendy bandwagon.

 

On the other hand, I do like the idea of exposing hypocrites and those who do just jump on a bandwagon and proselytize something fervently and then lose interest after a while and move on.



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Posted 02 July 2013 - 00:01

Some vegans must be very bored, to visit a web listing of 'phony' vegetarians. :laugh:



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Posted 02 July 2013 - 00:01

Re-evaluating your choices and changing your mind isn't hypocrisy, as people grow older they change their minds often. Admitting you were wrong and getting on with your life is just human, and people do not deserve to be made the subject of harassment for changing their minds.



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Posted 02 July 2013 - 00:01

Human beings have always been and will always be carnivores.. deal with it

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 00:06

Human beings have always been and will always be carnivores.

At least until a better alternative comes along or prices go through the roof.



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Posted 02 July 2013 - 00:07

Human beings have always been and will always be carnivores.. deal with it

I must be an alien then.

 

I can easily go without meat.

 

And I have never had the desire to go hunt animals.



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Posted 02 July 2013 - 00:11

I must be an alien then.

 

I can easily go without meat.

 

And I have never had the desire to go hunt animals.

 

 

That explains a lot.



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Posted 02 July 2013 - 00:12

What a bunch of whiney little trust fund girls, spewing at people for no good reason so they have an excuse to draw attention to themselves.

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 00:15

Perhaps we should all take a photo of ourselves eating a burger or a nice juicy stake and email it to them? ;)



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Posted 02 July 2013 - 01:09

Sounds like a winner, but tonight we had a 6 lb rib roast w/mushroom gravy & roasted red potatoes, onions and carrots. I'll pick up some steaks tomorrow - and fix 'em nice & bloody ;)

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Posted 02 July 2013 - 04:16

At least until a better alternative comes along or prices go through the roof.

 

 

It will get to the point where eating meat will just be too expensive. Everyone better dig in now  :rofl:

 

 

It seems no one knows what a "cult" is...

 

Maybe cult mightn't be the exact term I would use to describe it, but attacking and shaming apostates is usually a feature of cults, so it kind of fits.