How You Spend Your Money Makes a Difference!
A contest called Put Your Ethics Where Your Mouth Is by The New York Times, has recently tried to figure out who can write the best argument supporting the idea that meat is ethical. Panelled by Mark Bittman, Jonathan Safran Foer, Andrew Light, Michael Pollan, and Peter Singer, I was eager to read what their picks would be.
Overall I must admit that the finalists are better than I had expected, but nonetheless they have yet to make a truly good argument. I was surprised that the majority of the essays were written by ‘ex-vegans’ and ‘ex-vegetarians’. It’s easy to see why, as they obviously are familiar with both perspectives and are able to give a more rounded opinion on the subject. Though many of the points made were refreshing compared to the usual “where do you get your protein” arguments I am so used to hearing every day, I found so much wrong…
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