Is veganism too extreme?

I don't understand the logic. I've been vegetarian all my life but veganism just doesn't make sense to me. How can consumption of dairy products or eggs that aren't even fertilized (and are hence not even alive) be perceived as cruelty to animals? I don't mean to offend anybody, and I apologize... show more I don't understand the logic. I've been vegetarian all my life but veganism just doesn't make sense to me.
How can consumption of dairy products or eggs that aren't even fertilized (and are hence not even alive) be perceived as cruelty to animals? I don't mean to offend anybody, and I apologize if my question enraged you, I just want your opinion on this and want to know why is it that vegans decide to live on such a restricted diet.
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