Be my guest!
And herbivores in nature don’t go grocery shopping, have farmer’s markets, cook their vege, use fertilizer or pesticides, use salad dressing, or have holier-than-thou blogs.
Some plant eaters also eat rocks to help digest their food.
So go ahead. Be a real plant eater. Eat some fucking rocks.
Whoops, and then I science’d:
(By the way, chimps are usually not very social, and although they tend to have a loose community that they belong to, they need a lot of personal space.)
(Unfortunately, I can’t find an available full text version of this, but if you look up ‘Japanese macaques’ and sweet potatoes, you can find summaries of the findings.)
These are just examples from primate species that I could think of off the top of my head, and look up in a few minutes. Yes, there are some disgusting, immoral things being done to the animals we use as food sources. Yes, that should stop. Yes, you have a right to make whatever food choices you want.
But fuck you, don’t feel like you’ve got a right to tell other people they’re wrong for what they eat. And don’t pretend like you’re following some kind of sanctified back-to-nature code. It’s a magical, vicious, tool-using, killing-not-only-for-food-purposes-ing world out there, and that’s actually just fine.