❴BOOKS❵ ✫ The Way We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter Author Peter Singer – Uroturk.info

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 Critical 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, 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 Fanatical


About the Author: Peter Singer

Animal Liberation, widely regarded as the touchstone of the animal liberation movement Not all members of the animal liberation movement share this view, and Singer himself has said the media overstates his status His views on that and other issues in bioethics have attracted attention and a degree of controversy Excerpted from



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


  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 I can use to teach to my class about animal rights, food politics, and the environmental concerns dealing with food I was expecting to only find a chapter or perhaps a segment to use To my surprise, the whole book is worthy to be taught in class.Peter Singer is wel


  3. 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 did.Far from taking a hardline approach and condemning all non vegans out of hand, the authors take a compassionate look at the food choices


  4. 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 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 companie


  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 each family, and then trace everything in their cart and explain where each of those food items c


  6. says:

    Worth a read recommendation 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


  7. 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 factory farming Singer Mason bring up very unbiased points from all sides of the story I specifically liked their view on how imp


  8. says:

    In his recent work, The Ethics of What We Eat March 2007 , Singer and farmer Jim Mason investigate the shopping choices of three families with diets exemplary of our current culture Standard American Diet SAD , Organic, and vegan The Hiller Neirstheimer family lives in Mabelville, Arkansas, shops at Wal Mart and eats the SAD They choose their groceries based on convenience and cost, and are unaware of ethical values concerning food The Masarech Motava


  9. says:

    I knew going into this book that I wasn t likely to get an objective, unbiased view of the food system from the author of Animal Liberation but I tried to keep an open mind Most of the book is really well done informative, factual, thought provoking, and well researched I read this shortly after reading The Omnivore s Dilemma so a lot of the information was familiar to me, but I appreciated the reinforcement of ideas I ve already read about.My biggest problem


  10. says:

    really informative and interesting This book convicted Jeff almost into vegegarianism I suppose for me it is just making me think a lot about paying money for lest crualty and waste Even if you aren t a greenie hippy you should read this If nothing else we should all know what it takes for our easy and cheap foods.


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