To the editor:

Several recent letters to the editor are suggesting we citizens should discard our meat eating habits in exchange for veggies to save the planet.

This social thinking brings to mind several quotes from the late George Orwell on that subject and the related liberal thinking:

“Vegetarians are of the dreary tribe of high–minded women and sandal wearing and bearded fruit juice drinkers who come flocking to the smell of ‘progress’ like flies to a dead cat.”

“The typical socialist ... a prim little man with a white collar job, usually a secret teetotaler and often with vegetarian leanings...”

On intellectual stupidity, “There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them.”

“What can you do against a lunatic who is more intelligent than yourself, who gives your argument a fair hearing and then simply persist in his lunacy.”

So until the theory behind global warming becomes science I plan to continue enjoying my beef thank you.

(s) James alsop

Cody

(10) comments

Gunrunner Auctions

I do not think some of these folks REALLY believe in the present day theory of man being able to alert the climate because these people drive around cars, heat their homes with fossil fuels and jump on jets. If they REALLY believed in this theory wouldn't they not do these activities because isn't this "killing" the Earth? Hmmmm……. I just don't understand that type of "reasoning". I really don't. Meat is the best source of protein for the human body, so it will continue (as will farming) for many more centuries. One needs only to put their thumb on their front tooth and slide it back until they hit a long teeth - that is for tearing meat. One cannot deny that which they have been born to do. Most of us do not stand for hypocrisy. Anyone living in Wyoming can see first hand there is zero "warming". I remember back in 1972 the "scientists" declared that we were going to enter an "Ice Age". Ha! Hoax. So it goes....


Disgusted taxpayer

It's just mind over matter folks...and what's on this fool's mind really doesn't matter.


Fox Blue River

You think every scientist in the world is wrong? What are your degrees in? As soon as I saw "liberal thinking" used as a bad word I knew where this was going. There is a person in Washington DC who doesn't believe experts, value education or science, his name rhymes with Rump and every bad conservative Republican idea is going to go away with him.


Disgusted taxpayer

Agreed


Sabine Born

Why does the editor publish hollow contributions like this?


kattskan

Hollow contributions? Kinda' like yours?


cdeech

Corrected version



The fact is your quoting fiction not reality. Global warming is not a theory or belief. It is proven in the science world by a very large majority, with research and facts. It is happening now!!And if they, we, scientists are wrong the scientists well than we all have accomplished clean air and water, what’s wrong with that? If the small chance they are right and you did nothing but continue to eat your unhealthy meat. Than you and your future generations have a lot to loose. A LOT!! It’s not your intelligence that lacking it’s your apathetic attitude and denial to look around.


cdeech

The fact is your quoting fiction not reality. Global warming is a theory or a belief. It is already proven in the science world by a large majority. It is happening now. And if they are wrong the scientists well than we all have accomplished cleaner and and water, what’s wrong with that? If the small chance they are right and you did nothing but continue to eat your unhealthy meat. Than you and your future generations have a lot to loose. It’s not your intelligence that lacking it’s your apathetic attitude.


P Demoney

Proudly ignorant and full of ad hominem.


mwinslow

Why would the editor publish this letter? It offers no cogent argument, and is nothing more than a series of ad hominem attacks. This is below the dignity of the Fourth Estate.


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