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The Way We Eat Why Our Food Choices Matter

And the environment Recognizing that not all of us will become vegetarians Singer and Mason offer ways to make healthful humane food choices As they point out You can be ethical without being fanatic. This is a very easy read that outlines the ethics of our food choices from the standard American diet to veganism all the way to dumpster diving The book is a little dated and I m sure some things have changed since its publication but most of the information is still very relevant to the current conditions of factory farming Singer Mason bring up very unbiased points from all sides of the story I specifically liked their view on how imported produce can be ethical than local produce I personally feel like everyone should read this book

Summary The Way We Eat Why Our Food Choices Matter

Peter Singer the groundbreaking ethicist whom The New Yorker calls the most influential philosopher alive teams up again with Jim Mason his coauthor on the acclaimed Animal Factories to set their cri. Only read this book if you are ready to change the way you eat Because once you read it you cannot go back to the way things were before The authors explain what it is your actually eating and how it is produced Once you know all the details it changes everything especially about meat and dairy It s easy to be ignorant as we lead busy lives and the media represents everything so nicely It s always the big companies that have the best ads and are the cheapest so we buy their products the most but in reality they are the companies that are the WORSTI do recommend everybody to read this Especially parents as what we are actually putting into our and our childrens bodies is not only bad for us but truely stems from Evil and GreedThe authors are uite graphic in some chapters describing every factual detail

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Tical sights on the food we buy and eat where it comes from how it is produced and whether it was raised humanelyThe Ethics of What We Eat explores the impact our food choices have on humans animals. Worth a readrecommendation for anyone curious about the ethical implications of their eating habits but doesn t want to be condemned for sometimes choosing convenience over ethical considerations If you ve already decided being vegan isn t for you then at the very least this book will debunk some common labeling misconceptions as well as assist you in opting out of factory farmed meat and fish that has been caught in a completely unsustainable mannerThere s also an interesting look into whether or not eating locally is an ethical decision and it s far complicated than I had realized


About the Author: Peter Singer

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Peter Singer was born in Melbourne Australia in 1946 and educated at the University of Melbourne and the University of Oxford After teaching in England the United States and Australia he has since 1999 been Ira W DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University He is married with three daughters and four grandchildren His recreations include hiking and surfing In 2012 he was made a Companion of the Order of Australia the nation’s highest civic honour



10 thoughts on “The Way We Eat Why Our Food Choices Matter

  1. says:

    This is a fantastic book written in a non academic style covering issues such an animal welfare organic foods locally grown foods with a surprising twist on that choice and fair trade items I found this book incredibly well researched and open to empirical facts rather than demonstrating any blind allegiance to any one particular view point After reading this book I've entered into several conversations with vegananimal rights fri

  2. says:

    Out of all the books that deals with food this is the must have book to read I have been trying to find some chapters or segments that

  3. says:

    Only read this book if you are ready to change the way you eat Because once you read it you cannot go back to the way things were before The authors explain what it is your actually eating and how it is produced Once you know all th

  4. says:

    I'm not sure I would have liked this book so much if I wasn't already mostly converted On the other hand if I had read it during my still omnivorous years it may well have been the kick in the pants that I needed to actually make a change much earlier than I actually didFar from taking a hardline approach and condemning all non vegans out of hand the authors take a compassionate look at the food choices made

  5. says:

    A balanced exploration of how what we eat matters regarding the health of our planet and for animal welfare Peter Singer has long been an ethicist I've admired and enjoyed reading his works This book looks at the diet of three American families real people who are profiled as case studies The authors go to the grocery store with eac

  6. says:

    Worth a readrecommendation for anyone curious about the ethical implications of their eating habits but doesn't

  7. says:

    Disclaimer don't take my review too seriously because I don't feel ualified to judge the uality of the book It's definitely a good book but I'm just rating based on my personal enjoyment Really eye opening but after like the first half I felt like I got the point Learned a lot about how to make better choices and how Whole Foods is actually a super cool and awesome concept until it got eaten up by But also learned that literally a

  8. says:

    This is a very easy read that outlines the ethics of our food choices from the standard American diet to veganism all the way to dumpster diving The book is a little dated and I’m sure some things have changed since its publication but most of the information is still very relevant to the current conditions of

  9. says:

    So thought provoking Amazing

  10. says:

    In his recent work The Ethics of What We Eat March 2007 Singer and farmer Jim Mason investigate the shopping choices of t

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