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This talk is about VEGANS. Why do people close themselves to our beliefs and ideas?Do we need to be more radiant and impressive in our ways?

This question might be helpful to many fellow vegans out there who face similar situations on a daily basis. I've noticed many people, even our closed ones becoming very defensive and closed to this topic. Most cases we do not consciously impose or expect them to change/react/do something about what we say, but it is merely an opinion we state, when asked, why we do not eat/do/consume certain food/product. I want us to explore and share ideas, if there are better ways we can express ourselves, without assaulting the other person's character. Most of the time we don't intend to do it, but it turns out they take it personal. Also, I want to know if there can be more charming and radiant ways to say the same? Because we all know it is a contentious topics, and vegans are always convinced about their stand and will never compromise.

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    • Jul 25 2013: Thank you very much for your insights. I guess your method is good. Just explain to the receptive ones. :)
    • Jul 25 2013: So your a vegan for the sole reason that you dont want the animals blood on your hands , so to speak?
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        • Jul 26 2013: So if we gathered meat more like an indian would with total respect and honor would it be less problematic?
      • Jul 26 2013: No, the reason I turned vegan was for ethical reasons. I could not get back to qwhat I was, after expanding my knowledge about what really goes on in the process of milk production, and how cheese, butter, and other dairy products affect our body. So, after turning vegan, I started enjoying the other benefits, feeling healthier, more energetic, etc. So, blood is no issue, it is just that it all seems wrong to me.
        • Jul 26 2013: So if the process was more ethical it wouldnt be as problematic?

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