Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Sign of the Farmpocalypse

Every issue of Sports Illustrated has a brief quote titled Sign of the Apocalypse, a humorous but true sports news item that makes you wonder--have we gone too far? In that spirit, I present another installment of Sign of the Farmpocalypse, because I just can't make this stuff up.

The New York Times is holding a why it is ethical to eat meat essay contest to be evaluated by a "veritable murderer’s row of judges."

The comments on this article are as interesting as the whole premise. Many are reasoned and scholarly, although my favorite answer to why it is ethical to eat meat was simply, bacon.

Stay tuned for The New York Times next ethical dilemma: Why is it ethical to breathe air?

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