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by brendan
Mon Oct 10, 2005 12:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bird Flu
Replies: 23
Views: 3022

With all due respect, friends, I think it is important that we research and understand the facts before we formulate arguments.
by brendan
Sun Oct 09, 2005 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bird Flu
Replies: 23
Views: 3022

I think this is a good working example of how we, as animal rights advocates, need to choose our battles wisely. Inhumane slaughter of animals is unequivocally appalling. But when the whole world is feeling threatened by a naturally occurring disease, it is neither appropriate nor effective to seize...
by brendan
Sun Oct 09, 2005 1:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Bird Flu
Replies: 23
Views: 3022

Although your initial concern for these animals is respectable, I think you might have misunderstood the nature and threat of avian bird flu, or H5N1, which is positioned to be the next great pandemic with the potential of killing up to 150 million people worldwide. As there is no soluble vaccine av...
by brendan
Sun Oct 09, 2005 1:03 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hey Gang
Replies: 20
Views: 3679

Hi, Mike. Welcome aboard. I recently got someone to go vegetarian as a result of your anti-fur campaign against J.Crew, er J.Cruel . He sent out an e-mail saying how the PETA footage of the cruelty on fur farms made him cry and that even though he didn't consider himself an animal rights activist, h...
by brendan
Sun Oct 09, 2005 12:56 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Pumped About Your Site! -Shelley
Replies: 12
Views: 2224

Hey, Shelley. Hope your journey toward veganism is going well. Great to have you here!
by brendan
Sun Oct 09, 2005 12:54 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Another New Guy
Replies: 10
Views: 2030

Hey, welcome. I love visiting Chicago - great food there.
by brendan
Sun Oct 09, 2005 12:53 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello Everyone
Replies: 15
Views: 3656

Welcome! :D
by brendan
Sun Oct 09, 2005 12:52 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Let me introduce...
Replies: 18
Views: 4057

Great intro and avatar. Welcome!
by brendan
Sun Oct 09, 2005 12:51 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings awesome people
Replies: 38
Views: 4690

Wow, a student at Oxford. Impressive. Welcome!
by brendan
Sun Oct 09, 2005 12:49 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newbie in Texas
Replies: 25
Views: 4568

Great intro! Welcome.
by brendan
Sun Oct 09, 2005 12:45 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newbie Intro
Replies: 24
Views: 3830

Yeah, you look great at 140 - can't imagine what you look like now. Welcome aboard, buddy!
by brendan
Sun Oct 09, 2005 12:44 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hi everyone
Replies: 10
Views: 2129

Welcome, Cristian! I played soccer for several years - In fact, I apparently love it so much, I had a dream last night where I was dominanting the indoor soccer field as both goalie and forward; everyone was passing the ball to me and I was scoring. It was awesome. Heh.

:D
by brendan
Thu Oct 06, 2005 8:55 pm
Forum: Bodybuilding/Strength Training
Topic: Weight Gains
Replies: 36
Views: 6227

Impressive before-and-after pics, Jonathan.

I'm up to 155 (70 kg) now, meaning I've gained 21 pounds (10 kg) since I set out to build some body mass at the beginning of the summer. Still growing!
by brendan
Thu Oct 06, 2005 8:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AlterNet: PETA: Whatever It Takes
Replies: 1
Views: 1059

AlterNet: PETA: Whatever It Takes

"The progressive animal rights organization has a ruthless approach for getting coverage in the mass media - with enviable results." Check out this AlterNet article about PETA's media-savvy activism. Embroiling, heavy-handed and insightful, it certainly made me see the organization in a new light. D...
by brendan
Sat Sep 17, 2005 3:15 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Tyler Durden - Say Hello WIll you??!
Replies: 13
Views: 3462

Hey, did you know the author of "Fight Club," Chuck Palahniuk used to be vegan?

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