Go back and read the rest of the thread, especially the first post, I am not going to repeat myself and waste time.
Well, you wasted time by starting this thread in the first place since you obviously aren't actually interested in anyone's reasons. You just want to argue about them.
And regarding your first post, just because people support eating meat because of cruelty and doesn't mean they support the giant corporate farms shredding field mice harvesting grain too. That's a ridiculous argument. And cotton harvesters do it too, but I don't think we can stop wearing clothes. Besides, half of that grain goes to animal feed. Iowa has to import 90% of people food from other states.
Your argument does not negate the ethical reasoning for vegetarianism. And the truth is, almost all aspects of our agriculture in the U.S. today are pretty horrible.
I understand that some people on this board may not speak english as a first language so I am not trying to make fun of you, but I really can not understand a lot of what you said.
This thread is just turning stupid, because it became an argument.
The author of "The Omnivore's Dilemma" that I quoted in the first post, was saying that really eating less farm animals does not do less harm to animals in general, and it may be worse for other animals if more people are avoiding meat. I am not going to argue with you about it anymore, and can tell that you are not really thinking about why you do what you do, or if it really is morally correct. You feel threatened and are attacking because you refuse to really consider why you avoid meat, and if it is really doing good.
I don't even necessarily think that being a vegetarian is wrong, but I think that a lot of people do it for the wrong reasons.
As to what Ell- said about organic free range meat being too expensive, it really is not if you buy at farmer's markets or straight from farmers. If that is not an option for you, then I guess you have to consider what you feel is best for you.
I am done posting on this thread from here on out, so don't look for a reply if you ask me a question.