Become a Cow

Stanford researchers are using virtual reality gear to allow volunteers to experience what it feels like to be a cow. They're curious about whether the experience of temporarily "becoming" a cow will reduce people's desire to eat cows. If the video below doesn't work, the article is here.

     Posted By: Alex - Wed Aug 21, 2013
     Category: Science | Experiments | Cows

Weren't these guys aware of the "Wolf Girl" we had spotlighted some few weeks ago? I'd bet that the same principles apply for a lot less in terms of resources. Unless it was just done to get hold of party, er, grant money.

As for eating a cow, how a cow that wants to be eaten? Who would feel guilty about that? Reference Douglas Adam's "Restaurant At The End Of The Galaxy."
Posted by KDP on 08/21/13 at 10:44 AM
Ok,girls, I'm a cow, eat me!

Come on... somebody had to say it!
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 08/21/13 at 11:27 AM
Couldn't I be a Bull!? :lol: :coolsmile:
Posted by Tyrusguy on 08/21/13 at 07:45 PM
They geld them Ty, but if you wanna be one go on ahead sweetie. 😜
I got lucky enough to be born at the top of the food chain, I don't want to mess that up.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 08/21/13 at 10:54 PM
Well Patty, That might go a long way toward building empathy! :ahhh: :coolsmile: As long as it's only virtual!
Posted by Tyrusguy on 08/22/13 at 08:25 AM
"Mommas, don't let your babies grow up to be cows." (with apologies to Waylon Jennings)
Posted by tadchem on 08/22/13 at 10:49 AM
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