I don't really have an opinion on them as long as they don't try to preach to me and try to stop me from eating meat. Everyone has the right to eat however they want so if someone chooses to avoid animal products, that's their choice and it has no effect on me. I only have an issue with people who try to push their diet choices onto others, and that goes for meat eaters, vegetarians, and vegans, etc.
i don't think negatively at all about a person's eating practices (omnivore, carnivore, vegetarian, vegan). a person can eat whatever they want. i may have a problem if they are preachy about their eating practices and openly condemn others
I never really understood people who turn vegan for the sake of protesting against animal cruelty, yet often have carnivorous pets like cats and dogs, for whom animals are slaughtered to feed. As for those who do it for spiritual reasons, I don't bat an eyelid. Just a reminder to vegans though - we have canines for a reason, and it's often not possible to be a vegan in certain parts of the world e. g desert environments and the harsh steppes of Mongolia or the Arctic. Also, one must remember to meet adequate nutritional requirements. At the end of the day, people can do as they please, and can change whenever they want to.
I don't care about people's diet choices. The problem that I have with vegans in particular is when they attempt to guilt and shame me for my diet choices. Sadly, I get this impression from the majority of vegans.
I don't believe in them, I mean yea, maybe aliens exist but I've never seen one.
It depends on how preachy they are about it. Normally we won't even know if a person is vegan, unless they are one of the people that are walking around acting superior to everyone else talking about how horrible we are for killing animals. Those people are the ones that make the rest of us want to eat more meat just to spite them. We rarely see examples of people that are openly vegan, that aren't acting judgmental. I know they exist, we just almost never hear from them.
I have even known a few vegetarians that would talk crap to other people about eating meat, that I caught eating things like hotdogs when they thought no one was looking. Most of those loudmouths are just looking for a way to act like they are better than other people. Those are the ones giving the rest of them a bad reputation.
John Kohler has a couple of You Tube channels and on them he talks about being a raw vegan, and even teaches people how to do it. He however doesn't act like he is better than others, or act like people that eat meat are horrible people. At least I have never seen him act like that on his gardening channel. He is a good example of how vegans hoping to change peoples minds should act like.