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ntm wrote

I suspect a lot of this comes from the fact that being vegetarian/vegan is an exercise of our privilege, especially within a culture where we have meat production heavily subsidized so vegan options are more expensive. Having the surplus time/wealth to make such a lifestyle choice is seen as a luxury.

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Whatsthepoint wrote

Chips are vegan,

And hardly a luxury food

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ntm wrote

So are oreos, but you wouldn't expect to live a healthy balanced life off of them. You need protein and micronutrients.

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Tequila_Wolf wrote

I'm glad it was helpful! There have been a few discussions in the last week or so around similar critiques of veganism.