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Sat Jan 4, 2014, 12:52 AM

Morrissey Compares Carnivores To Pedophiles



Ringing in the new year in style and following-up the success of his long-awaited autobiography, former frontman of Manchester legends The Smiths Morrissey has said he sees no difference between meat-eaters and pedophiles during a recent Q&A on Morrissey fan site, True To You.

“I see no difference between eating animals and paedophilia. They are both rape, violence, murder,” declared the singer when asked “What is it that prompted you to stop eating meat?” The Meat Is Murder-singer continued, saying, “If I’m introduced to anyone who eats beings, I walk away.”

“Imagine, for example, if you were in a nightclub and someone said to you “Hello, I enjoy bloodshed, throat-slitting and the destruction of life,” well, I doubt if you’d want to exchange phone numbers,” he concluded, continuing his long-standing and vocal criticism of those dastardly flesh-eaters.

When asked about what new laws he would like to see come into action in order to better the plight of animals, Morrissey referenced The Queen, Jamie Oliver, and UK singer Cilla Black, saying:

“I would like the Queen of England to be asked why she wears an electrocuted bear-cub on her head. I would like to ask all so-called celebrity chefs why they believe that animals should have no right to live.

“If Jamie ‘Orrible is so certain that flesh-food is tasty then why doesn’t he stick one of his children in a microwave? It would taste the same as cooked lamb.

http://musicfeeds.com.au/news/morrissey-compares-carnivores-to-pedophiles/


Stay classy, Moz!

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Violet_Crumble Jan 2014 OP
Warren DeMontague Jan 2014 #1
Violet_Crumble Jan 2014 #2
Warren DeMontague Jan 2014 #47
MinneapolisMatt Jan 2014 #3
Violet_Crumble Jan 2014 #4
Codeine Jan 2014 #35
Violet_Crumble Jan 2014 #41
1000words Jan 2014 #5
Lint Head Jan 2014 #6
Nye Bevan Jan 2014 #7
nomorenomore08 Jan 2014 #46
MisterP Jan 2014 #8
NYC_SKP Jan 2014 #9
Ranchemp. Jan 2014 #10
ZombieHorde Jan 2014 #21
Ranchemp. Jan 2014 #22
nomorenomore08 Jan 2014 #48
U4ikLefty Jan 2014 #11
tkmorris Jan 2014 #27
Codeine Jan 2014 #36
nomorenomore08 Jan 2014 #49
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flvegan Jan 2014 #12
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gtar100 Jan 2014 #14
Codeine Jan 2014 #38
FatBuddy Jan 2014 #15
intaglio Jan 2014 #16
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LuvNewcastle Jan 2014 #18
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Bluenorthwest Jan 2014 #20
Codeine Jan 2014 #34
Violet_Crumble Jan 2014 #42
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TlalocW Jan 2014 #26
Skidmore Jan 2014 #28
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Skidmore Jan 2014 #30
Violet_Crumble Jan 2014 #31
Codeine Jan 2014 #32
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Codeine Jan 2014 #40
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nomorenomore08 Jan 2014 #43
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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 12:55 AM

1. Stick 'em right next to the people who like to watch films of consenting adults having sex

...I wonder what Morrissey's DU name is?

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Response to Warren DeMontague (Reply #1)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 01:04 AM

2. LOL. There's something about that sort of fanaticism...

I love how he says he'd walk away from talking to someone who eats meat, but he's got no problem taking money from all those carnivores who turn up to his shows and yawn while he harangues them during 'Meat Is Murder'.

I imagine a DU Moz would be all over any porn threads haranguing the anti-porn types that they're ignoring and dismissing him and his much more important issue, and there'd be a massive flamewar that would cease immediately once DU Moz discovered they all ate meat and put them all on ignore...

btw, did you watch the clip with Henry Rollins having his say about him? While Rollins taste in music is crap, it was pretty funny...

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Reply #2)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 06:24 PM

47. It's always fun when the PETA people square off against the anti-porn folks

...really, it sounds like Morrissey should hang out on Tumblr. That's where all the "important activism" is taking place, I guess.

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 01:05 AM

3. He is alarmingly bitter.

Poor guy. He never seems to have a kind word about anything.

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Response to MinneapolisMatt (Reply #3)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 01:07 AM

4. That's why I struggled to get through his autobiography...

I tried to imagine it as long, long lyrics to a Smiths song (I did and still do love The Smiths), but it didn't work...

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Reply #4)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 04:48 PM

35. I still need to get that,

but everyone says it's basically an endless, bitter screed against nearly everyone with essentially no insight into what actually made The Smiths so goddamned perfect.

Trepidation -- I haz it.

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Response to Codeine (Reply #35)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 06:02 PM

41. Yr wise to have some trepidation...

From what I read in it, Morrissey thinks that without Morrissey, The Smiths would have been just another mediocre band. And his writing style is just a bit pretentious and flowery for me...

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 01:07 AM

5. That's the kind of nonsense that drove Marr from The Smiths

 

Big Mouth Strikes Again

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 01:11 AM

6. It must be true because a self absorbed Morrissey said it was. Everything he says should be

absorbed by all other lesser beings.

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 01:14 AM

7. More evidence of something that was scientifically proven some time ago.

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Response to Nye Bevan (Reply #7)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 06:24 PM

46. I'm a Moz fan but that is just too damn funny!

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 01:16 AM

8. "or Falklanders"

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 01:16 AM

9. Get that man a nice juicy steak, or some veal.

 



That's a pretty hyperbolic comparison he's got there, but I don't begrudge his passion in expressing it.

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 01:18 AM

10. What a fucking MORON,

 

I've been a meat eater all my life, in fact, I hunt ALL my meat,(no store bought, steroid filled meat for me,) and I've been a Federal Marshal for my entire career and not once can I think of ever looking at a child in any sexual way.
Maybe he's projecting his own preferences.

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Response to Ranchemp. (Reply #10)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 12:59 PM

21. That is not what he is saying.

He saying eating meat is as morally wrong as having sex with a little kid. I don't agree with him, but that is my interpretation of his opinion.

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Response to ZombieHorde (Reply #21)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 01:03 PM

22. He's still comparing meat eaters to pedophiles,

 

and that makes him a fucking MORON.

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Response to Ranchemp. (Reply #10)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 06:26 PM

48. I'm a lifelong meat-eater too but this doesn't make make me feel defensive at all.

I just find it laughable.

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 01:23 AM

11. Brilliant artist...big douchebag!!!

I hope that doesn't offend douchebags.

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Response to U4ikLefty (Reply #11)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 02:45 PM

27. Not at all

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Response to U4ikLefty (Reply #11)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 04:50 PM

36. 100% correct on both counts.

And yet I still love the cranky old bastard. Always will, I suppose.

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Response to Codeine (Reply #36)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 06:27 PM

49. Same here. The man is truly one of a kind, for better or worse. n/t

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Response to Codeine (Reply #36)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 06:50 PM

52. Saw him at Hollywood High last year...amazing!

The man is awesome live, and this comes from a metalhead.

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 01:25 AM

12. (facepalm)

Lord above, just fucking shut up.

BTW, thanks for making it all more difficult for those of us actually doing shit.

Moron. Shame, had my respect. Lost it.

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 01:35 AM

13. This guy is a jackass.

I can imagine someone whose child has been the victim of a pedophile slapping the shit out of him.

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 02:03 AM

14. What a moron. He's not helping the cause. Is he doing that intentionally, or is he really that much

of an idiot. Or is he taking one from the republican playbook in trying to say over-the-top bullshit just to get noticed. Sometimes I think it would be better to turn away from all forms of media because of how so much of it is idiotic sensationalism. But that'd be throwing out the baby with the bathwater so I'll settle with giving him a salute with my middle finger and putting him on my shit list.

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Response to gtar100 (Reply #14)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 04:53 PM

38. A lack of an internal filter is often a hallmark of great artists.

The same tendency that lets them spill very sensitive emotions all over the stage and utterly open themselves lyrically (and I think everyone familiar with his music would agree he's the epitome of this) can also result in really remarkable stupid shit slipping out of their mouths -- the sort of shit you or I would never allow to cross the Brain-Mouth Barrier.

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 02:36 AM

15. typical of the picky eater mentality

 

"look at me, look at me, look at meeeeeeeeeee!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 04:47 AM

16. Obviously he needed the publicity

and what a way to alienate those who might want to become vegetarian; after all who wants to be in a group with Mozza?

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 05:07 AM

17. If his ancestors didn't become omnivores, he'd be living in a tree throwing shit at his neighbors

Come to think of it, that's pretty much what he's doing now.

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 05:20 AM

18. What, you mean Morrissey's whining about something?

What do you know. I'm kind of surprised he hasn't committed suicide by now, but I guess he figures that he wouldn't be able to look down on everyone else anymore. People need to leave pedophilia out of their little comparisons; it's much too serious an issue to be throwing around in order to make a point about your pet cause. I think his attitude is almost as offensive as Santorum's homosexuality = bestiality comments.

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 05:35 AM

19. Pellagra is a terrible thing.

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 09:39 AM

20. His language is very similar to the words of anti choice activists, hyperbolic and unhinged.

 

Also, I saw the Smiths once and he was the single most self indulgent performer I have ever seen, posing and preening and forgetting his own words. He seemed to resent being there, to hate the audience, to despise his band mates. He was present to collect a check. I stopped paying attention to the Smiths back then, Morrissey solo I'd not even bother to hear.

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Response to Bluenorthwest (Reply #20)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 04:41 PM

34. His solo shows are actually astonishingly good.

I've been to around a dozen Moz concerts and in every instance he gave heartfelt, passionate performances and genuinely seemed to adore his audience. I think what you saw may have been due to the often-extreme tensions within The Smiths. They thoroughly hated each other near the end.

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Response to Codeine (Reply #34)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 06:05 PM

42. I agree. I saw him at the Sydney Opera house in Dec 2012...

It was an amazing show, and I even forgave him the haranguing he gave the audience about meat in the middle of 'Meat Is Murder'. But apart from that he didn't come across as the pretentious wanker I was expecting to see. He was chatty and did have a connection with the audience. And as about half the set was Smiths songs, I was in heaven. I would have sold my firstborn to the highest bidder in the 80's to have had a chance to see the Smiths live, so this was the next best thing...

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Response to Codeine (Reply #34)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 07:14 PM

53. I'm glad to hear he is not the smug piece of product I saw, I had really loved the Smiths and

 

that show really turned me against them. I was a fan.

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 01:14 PM

23. What a fool. A whiney fool.

The whole thing sounds like he's unhinged. Stick a kid in the microwave ?! Pedophiles are horrible criminals that mess up the kid for life sometimes. Not the same as enjoying a cheeseburger.

I suppose he will be sending refunds to all the meat eaters that bought a cd and attended a concert.

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 02:35 PM

24. Stop Me Oh Oh Oh Stop Me

Stop me, oh, oh-o, stop me
Stop me if you think
That you've heard this one before

Stop me, oh, oh-o, stop me
Stop me if you think
That you've heard this one before

Nothing's changed
I still love you, oh, I still love you
Only slightly, only slightly less
Than I used to, my love


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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 02:38 PM

25. I disagree with him, but I respect his right to be provocative.

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 02:44 PM

26. Did he cry while doing it?

Was it because he was depressed over a particularly upsetting time in his life - breakfast?

TlalocW

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 02:51 PM

28. Who?

I've never hears of this person.

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Response to Skidmore (Reply #28)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 04:17 PM

29. He was the lead singer of The Smiths...

And went on to have a successful solo career. He's a great artist, but a pain in the arse of a person...

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Reply #29)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 04:23 PM

30. I've never heard of The Smiths either.

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Response to Skidmore (Reply #30)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 04:27 PM

31. You should listen to them. They were great, especially Johnny Marr, their guitarist n/t

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Response to Skidmore (Reply #30)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 04:36 PM

32. That's sad.

They were one of the greatest and most profoundly influential bands of the 80s. They created an astonishing catalog of material in a very short period.

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Response to Codeine (Reply #32)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 04:37 PM

33. I know....

I just take it for granted that everyone's heard of The Smiths and Morrissey....

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Response to Codeine (Reply #32)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 05:09 PM

39. I was so busy during the 80s, I didn't track on much music.

The first half of the decade I was trapped in Iran and the second half I was trying start life anew here from scratch for myself and my children. It was a frenetic decade for me.

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Response to Skidmore (Reply #39)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 05:13 PM

40. Fair enough.

Sounds like you had plenty to occupy your time.

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 04:53 PM

37. Eating meat is the...

equivalent to child rape?!?! WTF is that nonsense?

Putting kids in microwaves? Oh my....

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 06:10 PM

43. I love the guy, but sometimes he makes me so, so embarrassed to be a fan...

Whether the subject is vegetarianism or immigration, he just can't seem to resist going to extremes.

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Response to nomorenomore08 (Reply #43)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 07:37 PM

55. I know the feeling....here's an ode to Morrissey called 'Lighten Up Morrissey'

#t=15

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Reply #55)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 07:59 PM

57. Certainly more subtle than the Meatmen's "Morrissey Must Die"...

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 06:19 PM

44. Vegan Militantcy. (P)eople (E)nding (T)rustworthy (A)dvocacy. nt

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 06:21 PM

45. Enjoying a steak makes you Jerry Sandusky.

Right.

What an incredibly idiotic statement.

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 06:29 PM

50. I have been a life-long

meat-eater, and not once have I had the urge to do the nasty with a minor. Something must be wrong with me.

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 06:42 PM

51. Mr. Morrisey, meet Mr. Nugent

Holders of extreme viewpoints, deluded by fame. Both were once credible "musicans" of a sort, whose delusions of grandeur and relevancy turned away bandmates first, then many of their fans.
I think we otta lock 'em in a room, let 'em whine it out.

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 07:25 PM

54. Anyone who drags a touring music show around the globe to make profit has no right lecturing

 

anyone on the environmental impact of anything. His method of earning coupled with his wealthy lifestyle means that Morrissey will do more damage to the planet than a thousand meat eating poor folk who don't do the bus, truck and jet roadshow nor maintain multiple homes of excessive size strung about the planet, accessed by burning fossil fuel. Los Angeles, London, Rome, Switzerland and more from what I hear. Lots of houses and travel by whim, by charter 'my very own jet'.

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 07:51 PM

56. Longship compares Morrissey to idiot. nt

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Response to Violet_Crumble (Original post)

Sat Jan 4, 2014, 09:25 PM

58. I must not be very hip because he sounds like a boring jerk

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