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Discussion in 'Personal' started by Vince_Ulam, Dec 25, 2018.
The proposal is not to prescribe so much as proscribe.
Had dietary laws been in place which prohibited veganism for children then this child would not now have rickets.
Proscribe what exactly in the case you opened with?
Not a serious question from anyone who has read the opening post.
Yes it is but nnot one that you can answer.
OAt last, one of these laws is specified.
Most people would not need to ask but I had to tell you half an hour ago,
Now you're being rude.
I returned triumphant from Morrisons three weeks ago with a tray of date-up chicken legs and a date-up tray of Wonky veg, total cost £1.73. Add an Oxo cube (OK I added 200ml wine as well) and some baked spuds (since you've got the oven on anyway) and you've healthily fed 6 people for two quid, preparation time 20 mins tops.
Now i grant you I was a food tech teacher but my kids could make that before they started high school. It doesn't wash that people can't. People in a b&b with only a microwave can't; people with certain disabilities can't; people who've never seen food cooked from scratch could if they had time to learn; people so poor they can't run a cooker can't. But they're extreme cases, and mainly people won't because supermarket prepared food is so cheap, available, convenient and often reduced. And if you're terminally lazy, pay over the odds for Deliveroo and Just Eat to save you the trouble.
I'm also unimpressed with the "no time" excuse. My sons both work full-time and the only time a ready-meal appears is Friday night after the kids have gone to bed. Their children have never eaten other than fresh apart from seaside fish and chips and Naughty Lazy Grandma pizza.
Priorities is what it boils down to, once you've eliminated obsession and delusional Bad Science as per the OP example.
No, I did have to tell you, as we have just seen: