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  • [Audio] Since TVP wishes to be in sync with nature, being one with nature without harming the environment, how does it see the production of food through harming or killing animals?



    That is a question of morality. If you are brought up in an environment where you consider all life sacred, do you kill mosquitos? Do you fight invading bacteria? It seems that people devise systems to sustain their own life system. Sometimes in sustaining life you need to eat vegetables, and you can eat animal tissue and convert that tissue to human tissue. It's very hard to say, "Don't take a life," of even a bug or an insect of any kind. Well, I don't understand. When you eat plants you are taking plant life, when you eat animals you are taking animal life. According to Bose, some plants are more sensitive than human beings. I don't understand/accept that the culture your brought up in may give you a set of values that are not based upon physical evidence. Read 'Response In The Living and Non-Living', by Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose, if you want a different point of view.

    I just want to make a comment on that. If you look at it in terms of how much resources it takes to feed and then eat an animal as opposed to raising plants, that might be a thing to consider as well. There has to be a lot of scientific research done on what the human body really needs...

     ...And can assimilate, also. A lot of work has to be done before any final conclusions. If you say, "I don't believe in taking a life," I think you are clinging to an ideal that hasn't been verified yet.

    He mentions here, being "one with nature"...

    Do you mean if you have an earthquake you can help the earthquake? What do you mean by "one with nature"? Some people call themselves "nature lovers". Does that mean you like earthquakes? hurricanes? tsunamis? tornados? All that's nature. A Rattlesnake is nature. There's also poisons in nature: Sulfur Dioxide from volcanic discharge is nature, so I don't believe that we like nature, we like certain things about nature. Some things about nature we don't like, that's disease, earthquakes, hurricanes, tornados, (etc.), so when a person says, "I'm a nature lover," I really don't know what they're talking about.


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    Proofreading OKAnswered by Jacque FrescoRoxanne MeadowsTVP Authorized

    QA#: 2012060301
    Transcribed by Lucas Samascott

    Created on 13/11/2012 in TVP Seminar Q&A w/ Audio Support

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