Vegans are about the strangest out of all the oddball types
Vegans do not eat or use animal products, animal
by-products, or products tested on animals. The term vegan,
formed from first three and last two letters of the word veg
etari an , was coined in London in 1944 by seven vegetarians
who founded the Vegan Society. True vegans will not wear
leather shoes, belts or jackets. They will not wear wool nor
even eat honey.
There are three main reasons why people become Vegans:
- Concern for animals. Many people turn to
vegetarianism because they do not want to kill animals.
Vegans take it one step further. Concerned about animal
husbandry today, which they say is inhumane, vegans avoid
animal products completely. This includes wool and honey
- comes from animals, right?
- Health. They believe that eating meat and dairy
is bad for human health.
- Environmental concerns. They believe that animal
farming damages the environment. For example they state
that "Methane from cow flatulence is a major source of
greenhouse gas emissions leading to global warming".
(What about vegan flatulence from all the beans they
Vegans are usually rather pale looking, smell bad and are
into very strange and frequently cultish behaviors. Often
they are "goths" or some other ghoulish looking fad-creature.
They are particularly aggressive and obnoxious and especially
self-righteous and feel that they are morally superior to all
others based upon their diet and the fact that it doesn't
kill animals. They are fairly dangerous to disagree with -
despite their erstwhile exhibitions of compassion towards
furry or feathery critters.
Other Types of Vegans
Natural Hygiene is a variation of the Vegan diet. Natural
hygienists eat a diet of raw fruits, vegetables, nuts and
seeds. There is considerable disagreement within this
movement about what constitutes 'natural hygiene'. Some
natural hygienists eat animal products; some advocate high
fruit diets, while most discourage them.. In the USA raw
foods are espoused.