Scientists Prove Plants Feel Pain
Scientists Prove Plants Feel Pain, Vegans Face Starvation
DALLAS--Research scientists at Baylor Medical Center have
proven that plants, including vegetables, feel pain when
subjected to trauma such as being yanked out of the ground,
peeled, cooked, and eaten. "Veggies and plants initiate
a massive hormone and chemical barrage internally when they
suffer any kind of injury," says professor Barry Lindzer.
"This response is akin to the nerve response and endorphin
release when an animal is injured. We cannot ignore the
similarities." When Tarnish asked professor Lindzer and
his research team what they thought this finding might mean,
they responded unanimously, "Nobel prize, baby!"
Other agencies, namely People for the Ethical Treatment
of Animals and the sum total of the world's hard-core vegetarians
(known as vegans) registered formal complaints against the
research. Their team of lawyers has already submitted a
motion to have the results of the research destroyed or
sealed. Others fear the damage has already been done. A
spokesman for PETA said, "This is bad for us. Most of our
members haven't eaten anything since hearing about the results.
Our lawyers are looking into suing Mother Earth for false
advertising, but concede that the suit will probably be
inconclusive. In the meantime we'll be surviving on vitamin
supplements and water."