31 May '13, 8pm

Toddler suddenly realizes that meat comes from animals, goes vegetarian (Video)

Toddler suddenly realizes that meat comes from animals, goes vegetarian (Video)

It's no secret that children possess a seemingly insatiable desire to learn. But sometimes, a child's fresh take can actually teach us adults a thing or two as well. In this video , what might other wise be a normal meal at the dinner table soon turns into a rather enlightening discussion on where food comes from. Young Brazilian Luiz Antonio , sitting down to a plate of octopus, is shocked to discover that meat is, in fact, parts of a dead animal -- a puzzling concept, to be sure, that most of us have learned not to think aout. "When we eat animals they die!" says Luiz. "I don't like that they die. I like that they stay standing up." Struck with the realization that animals are killed for us to eat, the youngster decides instead go vegetarian , for that meal at least, a decision that moves his mother to tears. "I'm doing something beautiful," he says, apparently aware tha...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/culture/toddler-realizes-meat-c...

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