Facebook head Mark Zuckerberg is only eating the meat he kills ... really

If you are the head of the biggest social networking web site in the world, and one of the biggest web sites period, you can pretty much do whatever you want to do. Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is doing just that, at least in one aspect of his life. In a new article on Fortune's CNN web site, Zuckerberg says that as a personal challenge he has chosen only to eat the meat that he personally kills.

Yep, that means that Zuckerberg has turned, at least temporarily, into a (sort of) hunter when it comes to his meat eating habits. He tells the web site, "Every year in recent memory, I've taken on a personal challenge -- something to learn about the world, expand my interests and teach myself greater discipline." In 2010, Zuckerberg's personal challenge was to learn the Mandarin Chinese language, a fairly normal pursuit that will likely be very helpful in his business.

But this year it's something quite different. Zuckerberg states, "This year I've basically become a vegetarian since the only meat I'm eating is from animals I've killed myself." He says that he wants to take personal responsibility for what he puts in his own stomach, saying, "I think many people forget that a living being has to die for you to eat meat, so my goal revolves around not letting myself forget that and being thankful for what I have." He adds that since he has taken up this new challenge that he has been eating healthier foods. As far as his meat eating habits he has killed and eaten a lobster and a chicken and now he's apparently interested in going hunting for his next meat meal.

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What a loser... who really cares?? I know hunters and fisherman that really do have no choice but to eat what they kill and if they don't get anything during the season they don't have meat for dinner- PERIOD! No option to take a little cash from the billions in their pockets to feed themselves of family so this is beyond lame.


Boy Z - you sure do know how to learn the hardest stuff....lets see you killed a Lobster and a Chicken (according to article)....soooo Why don't you go out in the woods and find something a little more difficult like a freaking bear, deer, squirrel, moose....I don't know.....I'm just not feeling it.

You know I can go down to the local market and pick out a LIVE lobster in a tank and kill it, too - LETS POST A F4$%#%$ STORY ABOUT IT. I used to love NeoWin but that love is starting to wane because of crapola like this...

Isn't anything that grows technically a form of life? Trees, lettuce, tomatoes, etc. So you can't have life without eating/taking some other form of life be it bacteria, meat, insect, or plant life.

"This year I've basically become a vegetarian since the only meat I'm eating is from animals I've killed myself."

"I think many people forget that a living being has to die for you to eat meat, so my goal revolves around not letting myself forget that and being thankful for what I have."

He choose to eat what he kill because of that......

"I think many people forget that a living being has to die for you to eat meat"

and vice-versa: go swimming and if a shark bites you do not complain..........

so if he kills a human he's going to eat that? why is this guy and his sick hobby of interest to anyone??? Hunting is sick, so is wearing fur.

If you don't like animals dying so you can eat them, don't eat animals.

I don't think it makes it more moral just because you killed it yourself, just slightly less hypocritical. It does amuse me how enthusiastic most people are about meat but they would be too grossed out by killing it themselves or going to the slaughterhouse it came from.

"I think many people forget that a living being has to die for you to eat meat"

Someone needs to tell Mr. Z that plants are alive as well.

Mr Byte said,
"I think many people forget that a living being has to die for you to eat meat"

Someone needs to tell Mr. Z that plants are alive as well.

Plants and trees dont have sentience.

I didn't read the other replies, but this guy is an idiot. Does he honestly think just because he kills the animal himself that makes it different? If anything that makes him more barbaric to any vegetarian.

And no I'm not a vegetarian, but this guy is a hypocrite. If he is this stupid, it probably is true that he stole the whole Facebook idea from other students.

He is simply showing his contribution to humanity. Think about what you are putting in your mouth. Thats what videos like "From Farm to Fridge" are all about. He hasn't said all Facebook users must adhere to his opinion. Why is everyone going all nuts over this?

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