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Book Club: Eating Animals

When I was a freshman in high school, my friend Andrea bought me Everything is Illuminated for my birthday. I was instantly smitten, and a long love affair with the work of the then very young Jonathan Safran Foer was born. 780 more words

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Eating Animals

Author: Jonathan Safran Foer

Type: Non-fiction, single subject

Published: 2009

I read it: April 2012

Foer’s book is the most helpful food book I’ve read because the author tries to be as explicit as possible of what he thinks the actual implications of his research are. 495 more words

Five Days Without Meat: A Retrospective Rumination on Feelings

I’ve thought about going vegan for a while, but I never really tried very hard to make it happen.

I’m still not trying very hard. I kind of got into this accidentally, and now it’s been five days since I’ve eaten meat. 1,318 more words

Reasons why people choose to be vegetarian: Where meat comes from. WARNING: GRUESOME.

According to a study by Vegetarian times, 54% of vegetarians cite animal welfare as a reason for becoming vegetarian.  A report by the FDA, that meat sold contains up to 27% contamination from salmonella and 87% E. 1,181 more words


What About Them?

The majority of us have had pets growing up; dogs, cats and many have had the pleasure of growing up with farm animals. We’ve felt the love and companionship and the joy of seeing that pet excited to see us when coming home. 639 more words

Animal Friends

Canadian Pancakes

What better way to celebrate Canada Day (1 July) than with hot fluffy pancakes served with maple syrup glazed bacon, maple syrup and butter.

I have to confess I can’t vouch for this dish personally. 503 more words


The technique goes like this: One debates the other side in a rational manner until pushed into a corner. Then one simply drops the argument and slips away, pretending that one has not fallen short of reason but instead  48 more words

Eating Animals