All the greatest hits from your meat-eating friends and family are here. If the comments you get aren’t here, check out Defensive Omnivore Bingo II. This has been on the Internet for some time, but I thought it was worth sharing.
If you are having a hard time reading the image, here is a table version of the Bingo card.
|DEFENSIVE OMNIVORE BINGO|
|“If God didn’t want us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?”||Begins to wax sentimental over some variety of meat that they could never give up.||Asks where you get your protein.||Brings up PETA.||“I didn’t climb to the top of the food chain to eat plants.”|
|Explains how they tried vegetarianism once and it didn’t work out.||Argues that humans are different than other animals, and therefore eating them is morally justified.||Argues that humans are no different than other animals, and therefore eating them…Lions eat zebras, right?||Asks what would happen to the cows if we didn’t eat them. Feigns concern.||Expresses concern for plant suffering.|
|Preaches to you about how preachy vegans are.||Wonders how we’d grow enough food to feed us all if everyone went vegetarian overnight.||Bingo!||Asks why you care more about animals than human beings.||Describes some highly unlikely hypothetical scenario in which you’d be forced to eat meat to survive.|
|Points out that some object you own contains some infinitesimal amount of animal product.||“Do you eat fish?”||Tells you all about the vegan somewhere who once did something wrong. Concludes all vegans are hypocrites.||Mentions canine teeth.||“Vegetarian: Indian word for ‘bad hunter’”|
|Describes the happy farm animal they once saw somewhere.||Expresses a completely unrelated concern for starving children somewhere.||Something irrelevant about cavemen.||Wonders why you don’t make better use of all that time you waste not eating animals.||Describes a vegan they once knew who suffered from some random ailment. Concludes it was caused by lack of meat.|