V's Mom M: Should I send u ghee and wheat laddoos?
V: We dont eat Ghee(clarified butter) anymore
M: Why not
V: Coz it is an animal product
M: but you will get skin disease, if you dont eat ghee
V: No mom
M: It is essential for health
V: no mom
M: and you will get skinny
V: no mom, it gives you heart disease and is not needed.
M: Ok, so what about milk
V: We are transitioning to non dairy milk
M: what is that
V: almond, rice , oat, etc milk
M: but cow gives milk since ages to humans
V: no mom, the cow is kept pregnant and then the calf is killed as soon as it is born.
M: on no.. they cant kill the calf
V: Then what will they do with the calf
M: oh my god. I am not going to visit the US. they kill calves there...
conversation got interrupted at this point, else it was going to go towards how in India, the number of calves killed per year is 10 times that in the US. (8-10 million calves per year in India)