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Limiting Belief Revealed by Anti-vegan on Live TV

January 3, 2023

People who are anti-vegan and pro-meat are not aware of their limiting beliefs. People who don't share their limiting beliefs see through their mental inadequacies. They look foolish when they make statements that reveal their small mindedness. Their defensiveness can be attributed to the concept that they have incorporated eating meat as part of their identity. They see it as who they are, and so any truth that threatens their identity, threatens who they are. It's a bit sad to witness and very hard to reflect that mentality back to them so they can see how foolish they appear to those who don't share their limiting belief.

It's rare that the mentality can be revealed for what it is because taste is subjective. Each individual gets to say what they like and don't like the taste of. But taste is influenced by belief and expectations. If someone is unaware unaware of their bias and limiting belief, then they are unable to break free of them. On rare occasions the limiting belief is revealed in an obvious and undeniable way, such as the time a anti-vegan believed he was being given a meat sausage on live TV:

The anti-vegan called the vegan sausage he thought was meat: "luscious and lovely" After being told the truth that it's a vegan sausage, he then changed his opinion and said: "that's sort of almost cardboard, tissue paper."

Instead of staying with his authentic taste expressions that it's "luscious and lovely", he would rather lie and completely change his opinion, in a futile attempt to protect his limiting belief and identity as an anti-vegan, than to just accept that vegan sausages can taste good. That simple truth that some vegan sausages taste good enough is astonishingly hard for many close-minded people to accept.

So many people are like that guy, stuck in The Meatrix and will fight to defend their out-dated and limiting beliefs. Only those who are free from the limiting beliefs about plant-based foods get to live a healthier and more aware life. Unfortunately it's sad and uncomfortable to be around people who are close-minded and have limiting beliefs, especially when those beliefs cause animal suffering, environmental destruction and they are obstructionists to forward progress. They simply look foolish, and those who see their foolishness are discouraged from pointing it out, because foolish people, like that man on TV, will fight to defend their limiting beliefs making it more uncomfortable for everyone, instead of doing any self-reflection, or admitting the truth and becoming a better person.

The mind is so powerful! When someone is unaware of how powerful their mind is, they become a victim of it. That man is a victim of his own anti-vegan mentality. It's sad and uncomfortable to witness. We all suffer from his close-mindedness. If only more people like him would choose the "luscious and lovely" vegan sausage more often, instead of complaining that the exact same sausage is "sort of almost cardboard, tissue paper."

In some ways: we choose what we like as much as what we like chooses us. That man has the choice to like vegan sausages. Yet he chooses not to. It has very little to do with how it taste. When this realization is recognized it is very empowering. I can choose to like healthy food! Plant based foods are delicious. I will choose to taste food for all it brings to the table.

Ironically, I consciously choose to dislike the taste of meat. This is because of what it is: Dead animal flesh from a factory farm. I'd rather not like the taste of meat, in the same way I would rather not like the taste of human flesh. This is my conscious choice, so I am aware when meat taste good and I'll admit it so I don't look foolish like this anti-vegan. Most vegans will admit that meat taste good, but choose to see it as disgusting and destructive, because that is a more holistic view of what it is. It's the flesh of a being who was treated like a resource, suffered greatly, separated from it's Mom at birth, kept in a disgusting cage, then killed at a young age. It's not "Good", so I would prefer if it does not taste good.

This is a good time to check on your own limiting beliefs.

  • Do you believe that certain healthy foods are cardboard or disgusting?
  • Can you eat food and taste it for what it is without falling back on a per-determined belief on what it is?
  • Are your animal based dietary choices tied in to your identity, and therefor unable to change?
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