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Milk from cows is meant to turn a small cald of 50 KG into a fully grown bull ten times that weight, within a year. So, as you can imagine, it's very nutritious.
This also works on humans. You might triple your weight if you consume lots of milk and like that bull, it will be difficult to get rid of it again.
Unfortunately, bulls will be mostly muscle while humans will just become fat. Extremely fat, even...

August 31, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterWim ten Brink

Drinking milk may seem weird, but then again so does squirting antifreeze into distilled water and calling it "Mio."

August 31, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterMatt

You do not drink animal milk but will eat products that are made of animal milk - do you feel that way about chicken eggs, too?

Do you not feed your cat cream or milk for same reasons?

What the heck is "natural" anyway? You can not equate natural behavior with civilized behavior unless you're very good at disassociation.

August 31, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterKevin Kunreuther

Wait, so you're not okay with drinking some liquid that has been squeezed out of an animal that is designed to nourish something living, but if that same liquid is put in a small container and left to mold until it is solid, then you will eat that moldy solid byproduct?

You know, humans have this weird thing. Some of our best foods are just other foods that have been left to rot beyond recognition.

August 31, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterReaperoa

I think Nelson Muntz said it best: " I hate milk; it comes from cow wangs."; by the way, I still think some farmers do the "massaging" by hand.

August 31, 2014 | Unregistered Commentermensch1379

Cheese is just milk that was stored in a goat's stomach.

August 31, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterThe Chosen One

I only drink milk from Ameglian major cows, because they're bred to be milked and will say so clearly and distinctly.

September 1, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterChris

Processed by pouring cow's stomach juice in it and then left to mold ... go civilized men!

September 1, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterAbu el Mot

Okay, so you eat cheese, and I assume butter and ice cream and possibly sour cream? It's just MILK that bothers you? Does it bother you as an ingredient in baked goods or other dishes? Does Missy make ice cream at home using 1/2-n-1/2 or whipping cream? I know she doesn't do "whipped cream" but that is a different thing entirely, based mostly on texture.

... just trying to wrap my brain around this one, because I've heard the "humans don't NEED cow's milk" arguments but usually from vegans, who also don't consume things made of milk.

September 1, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterBI Fan

What are you, Amish? They vacuum it out of a live cow.

September 1, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterCzernobog

I'm glad someone understands, and explained it so well.

September 1, 2014 | Unregistered Commentercharles

The experts never told me to think of milk that way, now you have enlightened me

September 1, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterRaestloz

He's got ya there, Ricko.

September 1, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterRudi

Speaking as a mobile milk bar with only 2 customers, there really isn't anything weird, indecent, unclean or icky about breastmilk. I suspect the problem is in the name - we're so used to "breast" being associated with naked/sexy/toplessmodel/sexual assult charges that we can't cope with the image too close to "food". (Although according to Cosmo, we all secretly want to include food items in our bedroom activities!?)
Try "human dairy products" perhaps?

http://www.inhabitots.com/10-breast-milk-foods-yum-or-yuck/

Sadly, the only known experiment into whether breast milk is sufficiently nutritious to sustain an adult long-term failed after 4 days:

http://www.thestar.com/life/health_wellness/2011/09/26/dad_quits_breast_milk_diet_donates_stash_to_quadruplets.html

September 1, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterAA

I'm starting to rethink my breakfast choices.

September 1, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterMitch

Sublime.

September 1, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJonathan Humphrey

Do you get anything out of Kindle Unlimited?

Note from Scott: I'm not allowed to give any specifics, but yes, I do get enough from Kindle Unlimited that I can recommend it as a way to read my books. Thanks for asking.

September 1, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterMartin

Don't think too much about what you eat. Boiled chicken foetus with a cream of fish spawn is popular here in Sweden - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kalles_kaviar

September 1, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterAxel

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