The Ethics of Conscientious Omnivorism

If people insist on eating meat, it’s obviously important to eliminate as much cruelty as possible. But does getting rid of some pain and suffering mean that it’s then ethically OK to kill the animal? Elisa Camahort just wrote a caustic piece on this for the San Jose Metro, an alternative weekly — there’s some profanity in this article, but less than I would have used in similar circumstances. Link.

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