Re: Question about PETA...

From: Harvey Newstrom (
Date: Fri Feb 16 2001 - 07:13:41 MST

At 8:17pm -0800 2/15/01, Adrian Tymes wrote:
>Ralph Lewis wrote:
>> If PETA is so concerned about the welfare of animals why don't they put
>> their money where their mouth is and fund a program of DNA/tissue research
> > to develop a healthy tank grown meat to replace existing animal sources.
>I had the same thought.

Most PETA-types are also Greens or naturalists. The idea of growing
meat in a vat, or even the concept of DNA/tissue research would be
repugnant to them. They would support research into processing
natural veggies, such as soy-beans, into a meat substitute.
(Although they would simultaneously fight against genetically
modified soybeans that taste like meat!)

Harvey Newstrom <>

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