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Eating Animals BOOKS Eating Animals By Jonathan Safran Foer Terrapin Info.co.uk Jonathan Safran Foer Spent Much Of His Life Oscillating Between Enthusiastic Carnivore And Occasional Vegetarian Once He Started A Family, The Moral Dimensions Of Food Became Increasingly Important.Faced With The Prospect Of Being Unable To Explain Why We Eat Some Animals And Not Others, Foer Set Out To Explore The Origins Of Many Eating Traditions And The Fictions Involved With Creating Them Traveling To The Darkest Corners Of Our Dining Habits, Foer Raises The Unspoken Question Behind Every Fish We Eat, Every Chicken We Fry, And Every Burger We Grill.Part Memoir And Part Investigative Report, Eating Animals Is A Book That, In The Words Of The Los Angeles Times, Places Jonathan Safran Foer At The Table With Our Greatest Philosophers. I was torn how to rate this book It isn t perfect I noted many flaws in its comprehensiveness but it s amazing enough, so 5 stars it is.I ve read so many books such as this but none for a while, and it s because reading about how humans use animals is so devastating for me It s not just the books contents, it s knowing that, at most, only 1% of Americans feel as I do, that my feelings and beliefs are shared by so few The latest statistics I have are that 3% of Americans are truly vegetaria I was torn how to rate this book It isn t perfect I noted many flaws in its comprehensiveness but it s amazing enough, so 5 stars it is.I ve read so many books such as this but none for a while, and it s because reading about how humans use animals is so devastating for me It s not just the books contents, it s knowing that, at most, only 1% of Americans feel as I do, that my feelings and beliefs are shared by so few The latest statistics I have are that 3% of Americans are truly vegetarian and 1% are vegan vegetarian never any meat, poultry, fish, vegan adds never any dairy, eggs, honey, leather, wool, silk, beeswax, or, as much as is feasible, any product of animal origin Also disturbing for me is that I know that others will read this book and won t absorb what it offers but will dissociate, that evenpeople won t have the courage or the interest to read it at all Oh, I kind of told a lie The TO SERVE MANi can t review this book can t even finish it the page count to tears shed ratio is just too high and my head s not in the right place for this shit and talk about preaching to the choir i haven t read jonathan safran foer s novels and fuckoff what he s ever written or what he ever will write he s a great man for this book alone he s a great man by default, perhaps, because most people are such evil and miserable cunts but, no set apart from a race of miserable cunts he TO SERVE MANi can t review this book can t even finish it the page count to tears shed ratio is just too high and my head s not in the right place for this shit and talk about preaching to the choir i haven t read jonathan safran foer s novels and fuckoff what he s ever written or what he ever will write he s a great man for this book alone he s a great man by default, perhaps, becaus I am not a vegetarian Honestly, I ve never even tried to be a vegetarian at any point in my life I love steak I love bacon I love sushi I could go on, but you get the idea.With my son not being able to have any sort of gluten or artificial coloring in the food he eats, I ve always thought I was doing good by stopping by the actual farmer s stand to get fresh eggs i ve long flirted with vegetarianism for a few months in the early 00s, i even dated her but i d never truly wanted to spend all of my time with her, send her flowers, or introduce her to my parents and everyone i ve ever cared about until i read this book.foer claims early on that he hasn t set out to write a book about why people should become vegetarians, an argument that holds zero ounces of water once you actually start reading his descriptions of factory farms i found it impossible t i ve long flirted with vegetarianism for a few months in the early 00s, i even dated her but i d never truly wanted to spend all of my tim I don t mean this dismissively, but I feel like I finally get what Charlton Heston meant when he cried out, Soylent Green is people It s peeeeople JustI don t know That movie s pretty silly, but I keep walking around the house feeling like all those years that I ate meat, I was really eating human souls And I even knew almost all of this information before reading the book I know I m being dramatic, as per usual, but there really is something about food that brings out both the be I don t mean this dismissively, but I feel like I finally get what Charlton Heston meant when he cried out, Soylent Green is people It s peeeeople JustI don t know That movie s pretty silly, but I keep walking around the house feeling like all those years that I ate meat, I was really eating human souls And I even knew almost all of this information before reading the book I know I m being dramatic, as per usual, but there really is something about food that brings out both the best and the worst in humans I think that s part of the point of the title of this book It s about eating animals, but it s also about us being eating animals See what he did there Anyway, I can Well done, Jonathan Safran Foer, well done your book, not steak Look, I love meat I really do I hate myself for that, but I love meat I also deplore seeing living creatures suffer I m the jerk that lets spiders out of the house instead of squishing them I also know that if I had to kill the animal myself, I d be a veggie for sure I m a total sucker for animals, but not enough of a sucker, I guess.In junior high, I became a crazy animal rights environmentalist tree worshiping bunny hugg Well done, Jonathan Safran Foer, well done your book, not steak Look, I love meat I really do I hate myself for that, but I love meat I also deplore seeing living creatures suffer I m the jerk that lets spiders out of the house instead of squishing them I also know that if I had to kill the animal myself, I d be a veggie for sure I m a total sucker for animals, but not enough of a sucker, I guess.In junior high, I became a crazy animal rights environmentalist tree worshiping bunny hugger This required me to not eat meat I don t remember what started it, but it only lasted a few weeks.A few years later I read, The Jungle and that put me back on the veggie wagon for a mon I realize I finished this book 10 days ago and have not rated itand I also can t stop thinking about it There s a lot I could say about this book and how much it made me think it s completely riddled with highlighter but honestly, most people I know wouldn t bother picking this up no matter what I say We eat animals because we re too selfish and stubborn to change We eat animals because we re too lazy to make the inconvenient choices We eat animals because we ve been told over and over I realize I finished this book 10 days ago and have not rated itand I also can t stop thinking about it There s a lot I could say about this book and how much it made me think it s completely riddled with highlighter but honestly, most people I know wouldn t bother picking this up no matter what I say We eat animals because we re too selfish and stubborn to change We eat animals because we re too lazy to make the inconvenient choices We eat animals because we ve been told over and over and over that it s the only healthy option We don t want to hear about where our food comes from because from the little we do know, we know it s horrible, and if we were truly educated about it we d have to admit the impact fact This book should be required reading in America No joke. In his book Heat, Bill Buford reflects as he prepares to butcher a pig that he has always respected vegetarians for being among the few who actually think about meat In Eating Animals, JSF doesn t seem to respect much of anybody, other than his grandmother and Kafka For all the promising ethical paths he walks down, from traditional animal husbandry to Bill Niman s sustainable beef to animal rights activism, he s so determined to shit on everyone else s ideas about eating meat that I m not s In his book Heat, Bill Buford reflects as he prepares to butcher a pig that he has always respected vegetarians for being among the few who actually think about meat In Eating Animals, J


About the Author: Jonathan Safran Foer

Jonathan Safran Foer is the author of two bestselling, award winning novels, Everything Is Illuminated and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, and a bestselling work of nonfiction, Eating Animals He lives in Brooklyn, New York.


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