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Precious toddler bestows the virtues of vegetarianism on his mother (video)

Three-year-old Luiz Antonio explains why people should be vegetarians. Screen shot via You Tube.
Three-year-old Luiz Antonio explains why people should be vegetarians. Screen shot via You Tube.

A video of a 3-year-old toddler, who is apparently mature-beyond-his-years, has a heart to heart discussion with his mother about animal cruelty and his preference to not eat animals in a viral video his mother posted about two weeks ago.

The Portuguese speaking tot (video translated into English), actually brings tears to his mother’s eyes after he explains with such innocence and clarity, how he prefers to see animals alive and happy.

Through a series of questions, little Luiz Antonio discovers that animals are killed before they become meals for human consumption. This doesn’t sit right with Luiz, who thinks the process is rather cruel and sad.

“Is his head still int he sea?” Luiz asks his mother.

‘No’, his mother replies. Animals are at the market and chopped up before they become food.

Baby Luiz says in protest, “Why do they die?… I don’t like that they die. I like that they stay standing up. These animals, you gotta take care of them and not kill them!”

His mother eventually backs off her suggestion for Luiz Antionio to eat his octopus gnocchi and instead asks him to eat his potato and rice instead.

http://youtu.be/X2m0FmjV62E