Do you agree with the sentence "Live and let live"?

@SnIcKasS (1377)
Israel
November 12, 2009 6:28am CST
Do you agree with the sentence "Live and let live"? I mean, if you think about it, people kill animals for food, vegetarians don't agree with that, that's why they live and let the other animals live. What's your true opinion on the matter?
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• India
12 Nov 09
I do not agree with the statement only non-vegetarians kill and vegetarians do not.What about plant life. That cannot be killed? How come the plants dying are not taken into consideration? If we take this in the truest sense we should stop eating anything.Even the air contains microbes which die when we inhale.Then we should stop breathing as well! However, if we take to mean as it should that we should not be interfering in other peoples matters,I agree to a large extent except in cases of social wrongs and injustice when protests need to be made to stop unnecessary oppression of the weak by the strong in our society.
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@syankee525 (6293)
• United States
12 Nov 09
i do, i mean i like meat and i have freinds dont, i have some friends and family that are gay and i am not. my thing is you be you, and i'll be me. to me it pretty much mean you dont push off what you belive on and me and i dont push off what i belive on you. but we should still be respectful towards one another
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@samson1967 (7417)
• India
12 Nov 09
The old saying live and let live is applicable only to human beings, and not the animals...Most of the vegetarians dont let the others to live.
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@LiveLove (445)
• United States
12 Nov 09
I agree to a certain extent. I won't let a murder keep doing their crime. They must be stopped( of course by non-lethal means) but if I took that statement into account then the killer should be allowed to live whatever lifestyle they choose. That would be true for anyone doing criminal acts. That was also an excuse to allow male rapists free, "They were just being guys, let 'em go!". That previous statement actually lumps those sickos in the same group as decent men by the way. I just feel that sort of statement can be misused for many different scenarios. I'm vegetarian but like many others say, I am eating plant life, even vegans have to consume other living creatures to survive. But there are settings where that should be true. I don't agree with hunting for a sport. If it isn't for the survival of others and through natural means (why eat a dear that is full of lead?) then it is simply murder. Those animals should not be disturbed. Of course the past has shown that constant exposure to foreign invaders can be detrimental to a nation if the foreigners which to change the lifestyles of the people.