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tokethehighroad

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Hi everyone,
I`m Mick and, after being vegetarian for most of my adult life, have recently gone vegan aged 67.
Since retiring two years ago I have had more spare time on my hands, some of which, especially recently, I`ve spent watching documentaries on, and generally reading stuff, regarding vegan lifestyle and animal abuse in farming etc.
I felt I had no option but to go vegan, as my scruples wont allow me to be party to what I have learned.

Anyway, I`m looking forward to learning more and sharing knowledge with you all. Stay loose guys!
 

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Great stuff. Good for you. Do you think if you were trying to convince others your age to go vegan, would you use the health or ethical argument?
 
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Hi Jamie, good question.
Given that a higher proportion people of my age will have health issues I`d probably put more into the health side than if I were speaking to someone younger. That said I would use both argunents to both young and old.
 

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Hi everyone,
I`m Mick and, after being vegetarian for most of my adult life, have recently gone vegan aged 67.
Since retiring two years ago I have had more spare time on my hands, some of which, especially recently, I`ve spent watching documentaries on, and generally reading stuff, regarding vegan lifestyle and animal abuse in farming etc.
I felt I had no option but to go vegan, as my scruples wont allow me to be party to what I have learned.

Anyway, I`m looking forward to learning more and sharing knowledge with you all. Stay loose guys!
Good luck, Mick. I was vegetarian first and found that easier but in the end 3/4 of my food was vegan so I took the plunge. I won't say I never regress. It's difficult to refuse vegetarian food from a friend who is carnivore and has made the effort to prepare something specially for me. But I keep trying and thinking about those poor animals.