>In <4bsb7k$8h at ixnews2.ix.netcom.com> d_micro at ix.netcom.com(Michael L
>Roginsky ) writes:
>>>>In <4broqc$hg7 at thorn.cc.usm.edu> rbateman at ocean.st.usm.edu (Robert
>>>>>>Martin N. Ross (Martin_N._Ross at fuhsd.k12.ca.us) wrote:
>>>: yes plants not only feel pain but are able to read your intention
>>>: hurt them. Experiments were conducted over 12 years ago
>>>: If you insist on eating veggys for your sole food intake be sure to
>>>: your need of Vit b-12. You'll be short. Have a great holiday.
>>>>>>:mross at fuhsd.k12.>>>>>>>>So do cows, bulls, chickens......................we need to
>>survive, and as such, we must inflict pain. However, be merciful as
>>take life. Indians revered the very creatures killed for their needs.
>>This is an interesting statement as American Indians (I'm part Indian) used
to run herds of buffalo off of cliffs in an effort to get meat from a
couple of corpses. This does not seem to me to show reverence for the
animals as they killed literally thousands of animals to harvest the meat
from a couple.