tomatoes experience pain. I found it interesting. Inventor of the Hubbard Spectrometer, its use was to determine whether tomatoes experienced pain. His work led
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tomatoes experience pain

 
tomatoes experience pain. I found it interesting. Inventor of the Hubbard Spectrometer, its use was to determine whether tomatoes experienced pain. His work led

I found it interesting

Inventor of the Hubbard Spectrometer,
its use was to determine whether tomatoes
experienced pain. His work led him to the
conclusion that tomatoes "scream when sliced."
Later he founded the Church of Scientology
he could experiment with other vegetables.
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#26 - Utkezabanje (12/07/2012) [-]
Their screams only fueled my hunger.
#116 to #26 - Pompano (12/08/2012) [-]
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#35 to #26 - jeej ONLINE (12/07/2012) [-]
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User avatar #66 - mahjimmiesarusslin (12/08/2012) [-]
So what, babies scream when i cut into them and that never stopped me from eating them
#46 - grimmwaters ONLINE (12/07/2012) [-]
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User avatar #48 to #31 - Dakafal (12/07/2012) [-]
Oh god, I haven't seen that gif, in years.
#86 - dementedllama (12/08/2012) [-]
I don't know about tomatoes, but broccoli can feel.
User avatar #24 - aldheim (12/07/2012) [-]
They don't feel pain, they don't have a brain or brain-like structure.
In reaction to being damaged, they release a chemical to warn other plants nearby, allowing the other plants to engage chemical defenses against predatory insects.
That's as far as that goes.
#38 to #24 - summin (12/07/2012) [-]
MFW reading this.
#23 - mynameisawesomeman (12/07/2012) [-]
I also once sliced open a vegetable. And yes it also screamed... Couldn't get a scream from the wheelchair though :/
#104 - sweateagle (12/08/2012) [-]
Gore thread?
Gore thread?
#105 to #104 - elitefourkoga (12/08/2012) [-]
What the...how the...
User avatar #121 to #105 - dracogenetecist (12/08/2012) [-]
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User avatar #5 - darkcomy (12/07/2012) [-]
Other vegetables? But tomato is not a vegetable...
User avatar #42 to #5 - ost (12/07/2012) [-]
Other fruits then.

Get it? gay people? This is the second time in 2 minutes i have to do this...
#15 to #5 - anon (12/07/2012) [-]
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User avatar #17 to #5 - mykoira (12/07/2012) [-]
who really cares what is vegetable and what is fruit (other than you). not me
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User avatar #11 to #5 - rintintin (12/07/2012) [-]
you are right. they are animals since they have ability to scream, as we learned today
#64 - bokkos ONLINE (12/08/2012) [-]
What if someone fraudulently and effectively convinced the world vegetables could feel pain and we were being inhumane....   
Vegans would die out within the month....
What if someone fraudulently and effectively convinced the world vegetables could feel pain and we were being inhumane....
Vegans would die out within the month....
User avatar #94 to #64 - allshadesofwhite (12/08/2012) [-]
One of my friends is a vegetarian... who doesn't eat salad. I looked at her like "WTF! How is that possible?"
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User avatar #75 to #72 - Vpirate (12/08/2012) [-]
>Implying animals eating other animals doesn't cause pain
User avatar #76 to #72 - elyiia (12/08/2012) [-]
Obviously you've never seen a monkey throw a raccoon off a cliff for ***** and giggles or dolphins killing things just because they can.
User avatar #93 to #72 - blacktay (12/08/2012) [-]
Cats play with their victims, and will hunt them even if they aren't hungry.
#150 to #93 - CrazyPsycho (12/10/2012) [-]
Actually. only house cat's will play with their victims. wild cats (living on the streets and whatnot) when they find live prey they'll waste no time killing and eating it. that's almost like a bunch of lions batting a zebra around instead of just pouncing on it and suffocating it. (not really)
User avatar #82 to #72 - snakefire (12/08/2012) [-]
Cats maim things then leave them to die after they become boring
User avatar #110 to #72 - DoggyBouncer (12/08/2012) [-]
I'm pretty sure the only things that don't feel pain are invertebrates. You look like a ******* retard right now.
User avatar #96 to #64 - inevergetdubs (12/08/2012) [-]
Not all of us are vegan to stop animal suffering. Just saying.
#98 to #96 - happyfucktime (12/08/2012) [-]
that seems like the only reason to be vegan, now i'm curious why else would people be vegan?
#149 to #98 - CrazyPsycho (12/10/2012) [-]
Don't listen to what they're saying... people who eat just fruit and vegetables are idiots. people who eat just meat are idiots too. i'm surprised no ones listened tony the tiger... ******* going on about BALANCED **** all the time.
#151 to #149 - happyfucktime (12/10/2012) [-]
EXACTLY!
User avatar #130 to #98 - inevergetdubs (12/08/2012) [-]
Health benefits. I personally have more energy and feel better.
Other people have other reasons.
#132 to #130 - happyfucktime (12/08/2012) [-]
but it's not healthy, as you just said it just give you more energy
User avatar #133 to #132 - inevergetdubs (12/08/2012) [-]
Youre telling me, eating pure veggies, fruits, and starches is not healthy... ?
You have a lot to learn my friend.
User avatar #134 to #133 - bokkos ONLINE (12/08/2012) [-]
The primate body is designed to process meats and vegetables. We have incisors and canines to rip through flesh, and premolars to chew it up. We have an entire organ dedicated to the consumption of hardy proteins, and the amino acids we cannot produce come from.... Meat.
Vegans (vegetarians are a separate matter) are only possible due to a truly decadent society; You could not live the way you do without modern aids. That is exactly the reason we are omnivorous; Necessity to survive.
User avatar #140 to #134 - inevergetdubs (12/08/2012) [-]
Modern aids? You talking about pill popping? I dont consume pills. I havent in years.
Oh yeah what about the millions of vegans in asia because they cant afford animal products, you think they have money to buy medical aid? nope.
Our teeth are nothing. Look at tigers for example, their teeth will rip through flesh. Have you ever tried biteing a cow? I have, didnt work.
And look at ones of the biggest historic cultures, the Mayans and Aztecs. They were extreme worriers and they didnt survive on meat. They were known for their corn and rices. potatoes.
Protein? Pound for pound, spinach as more protien than animal fat.
#139 to #133 - happyfucktime (12/08/2012) [-]
you don't get enough protein and iron and what little protein you get isn't even complete protein, so it would make more sense to be vegan to stop animal suffering then doing it to be healthy. I mean it is healthier but it's like switching from McDonald's cheeseburgers to to making burgers at home, both are unhealthy one is just worse then the other
User avatar #141 to #139 - inevergetdubs (12/08/2012) [-]
As i said before, pound for pound, spinach has more protien than animal fat.
Oh yeah spinach is great with iron too, for example, you would have to eat more than 1700 calories of sirloin steak to get the same amount of iron as found in 100 calories of spinach.
#142 to #141 - happyfucktime (12/08/2012) [-]
pound for pound? think about a cup of spinach, it can contain 1-7 grams of protein while a can of sardines has around 25-35 grams of protein, you would have to eat 4 cups of spinach to get the amount of protein in a can of sardines.
User avatar #143 to #142 - inevergetdubs (12/08/2012) [-]
Well the thing is, Sardines contain 0% carbs. You know, that stuff that keeps us running. That means thats 50% fat and 50% protein. And thats not that healthy fat, thats animal fat.
Meanwhile, spinach, is 56% carbs. There for not only giving us protein, iron and other stuff. Oh yeah and only 14% fat. Polyunsaturated fats.
You get more bang from your buck when you eat spinach.
#144 to #143 - happyfucktime (12/08/2012) [-]
i just pointed out you were wrong and then you pointed out i was wrong this is going nowhere lol
User avatar #145 to #144 - inevergetdubs (12/08/2012) [-]
Thats how arguments work.
Moral of story. Eat whatever the **** you want. Let vegans be vegans. Let gays be gays. Let the religious be religious and so forth.
Peace.
#146 to #145 - happyfucktime (12/08/2012) [-]
i agree
#126 to #98 - mrcristal (12/08/2012) [-]
i dont like the meat
User avatar #135 to #126 - bokkos ONLINE (12/08/2012) [-]
What is it about the meat though? I have a friend who is vegetarian, but not by choice; he simply cannot digest meat proteins.
User avatar #136 to #135 - mrcristal (12/08/2012) [-]
i hate its flavor... and seafood disgusts me
User avatar #137 to #136 - bokkos ONLINE (12/08/2012) [-]
Valid reason, carry on
User avatar #138 to #137 - mrcristal (12/08/2012) [-]
thank you, good sir
#128 to #126 - happyfucktime (12/08/2012) [-]
but do you still eat dairy? because if you do then you aren't a vegan
User avatar #129 to #128 - mrcristal (12/08/2012) [-]
yeah, sorry, i am a vegetarian not a vegan, my fault
User avatar #100 to #98 - shadowhorn (12/08/2012) [-]
they think meat is gross
#101 to #100 - happyfucktime (12/08/2012) [-]
but that would make them vegetarians not vegans
User avatar #102 to #101 - shadowhorn (12/08/2012) [-]
they think dairy products are gross
User avatar #106 to #102 - DoggyBouncer (12/08/2012) [-]
Still vegetarian.
Vegans don't use products that were tested on animals, made from animals, anything involving animals.
Yeah.
User avatar #108 to #106 - shadowhorn (12/08/2012) [-]
what if they think wool is gross?
User avatar #131 to #108 - inevergetdubs (12/08/2012) [-]
Can you stop saying 'gross'. We dont eat/buy products because its 'gross'.
User avatar #112 to #108 - DoggyBouncer (12/08/2012) [-]
Not everything is wool.
User avatar #111 to #102 - roninpenguin (12/08/2012) [-]
And you think Honey is gross too?
#103 to #102 - happyfucktime (12/08/2012) [-]
that's just unhealthy
User avatar #65 - adunsaveme (12/08/2012) [-]
Of course they feel pain, you're shoving metal spikes into them
#90 - grizzlydiplomat (12/08/2012) [-]
Tomatoes..are fruits.
User avatar #99 to #90 - zramn (12/08/2012) [-]
But pizza is a vegetable because of the tomato sauce... Oh the American Supreme Court...
User avatar #113 to #99 - ieatyououtaldaylon (12/08/2012) [-]
But by that logic if I put broccoli on a steak then the stake is a vegetable
User avatar #95 to #90 - Eventually (12/08/2012) [-]
STOP RUINING THE JOKE!!!!!
#115 to #90 - anon (12/08/2012) [-]
What people like you fail to realize is there are several ways of defining something as a fruit or vegetable...
Fruit (botany): the ovary of a flowering plant (sometimes including accessory structures),
Fruit (culinary): any edible part of a plant with a sweet flavor,
Vegetable (culinary): any edible part of a plant with a savory flavor.
Vegetable (legal): commodities that are taxed as vegetables in a particular jurisdiction

Here is a list of fruit in the botanical sense, but used as vegetables for you: tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, zucchinis, pumpkins, peppers, eggplant, tomatillos, chayote, okra, breadfruit, avocado, green beans, and snow peas.

Culinarily and legally...tomatoes are labeled vegetables, but botanically fruit.

Though any part of a plant that is edible can be considered a vegetable.
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#10 - phanact (12/07/2012) [-]
Of course they do

This one was kicking and screaming as I cut it open
#40 - guitargurl (12/07/2012) [-]
did anyone else think of this part in the movie Spy Kids?
User avatar #51 - naughtylilgirl **User deleted account** (12/07/2012) [-]
Stranger things have happened, a potted plant was hooked up to a lie detector and solved a crime - As seen on Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (This was fact, go google it if you don't believe me).
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#69 to #19 - paintplayer (12/08/2012) [-]
Eats sandwich that probably contains meat
More concerned about the tomato's pain than the pain of the animal whose flesh you sliced and put on bread

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