A fish never worries about life choices. Cows are rarely kept awake by guilt. Chickens aren’t too troubled by empathy. We deserve to rule the planet, Albert reflects. 23 more words
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In preparation for writing about The Omnivore’s Dilemma, Jonathan Safran Foer’s Eating Animals popped up as a response to Pollan’s work. Many readers claimed it had completely changed their perspective on meat eating, that Safran Foer explored the ethical implications of omnivory more fully than Pollan did. 1,058 more words
Anyone who has read Jonathan Safran Foer’s ‘Eating Animals’ (2010), knows how pigs, chicken and cows are being treated by the food industry.
‘Maltreated’ seems to be a more appropriate word choice, considering the cramped spaces where far too many chickens have to live in amidst their own squalor, shit and corpses of prematurely deceased birds. 577 more words
When I headed towards the tee box at my high school golf practices, my coach always said, “It’s all about the approach.”
Never did I think this statement would connect to my Critical Thinking and Writing course, taught by Nick Leither, in my first-year at Santa Clara University. 1,106 more words