Asparagus and tofu iStockphoto.com hide caption toggle caption iStockphoto.com 13.7: Cosmos And Culture Do Vegetarians And Vegans Think They Are Better Than Everyone Else? August 30, 2012 Vegetarians and vegans don't eat meat. They do often have ethical concerns over how animals are treated by meat eaters. So do they think they're better than everyone else? Commentator Barbara J. King puts this question to two prominent non-meat-eaters.