Meat consumption and religion are pretty similar I've discovered. From a very young age we are taught certain 'important' things. Most of us anyway. We are educated (brainwashed) to believe in our parents religion. We are also conditioned to believe we must eat meat. The two are not related as far as I know, but are both sad perpetuations of a time long since passed. We do not need god. Nor do we need to eat meat. God is not real. God is the imagination of people too scared to face a vast and empty universe that doesn't care whether they live or die. God is the crutch of the weak. The afraid. Those who cannot face a life that doesn't offer some meaning. When the reality is not to our liking, we invent faith. Magic creatures in the sky to give us purpose. In most cases people's parents taught them their religion. They were conditioned from their infancy to believe. The same is true for eating animals. We are trained to these wrong behaviors. People don'