Eating Animals Rhetorical Analysis

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Chassidy Walton Ms.Pottberg Philosophy of Food 13th December 2015 One way to alternative to supporting factory farming is to raising your own animals, so you know what happens to them. In “Eating Animals” A vegetarian rancher states, “ I believe it’s a noble thing to be raising animals for wholesome food- to provide an animal a life with joy and freedom from suffering. Their lives are taken for a purpose. And I think that’s essentially what all of us hope for: a good life and an easy death.” Animals are tortured and slaughtered on factory farms every day. When you are treating your own animals with care and giving them joy, you are not supporting the harsh treatment of factory farms. In Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, Barbara Kingsolver says that her family,“Feed ourselves animals and vegetables whose provenance we really knew.” Her family grew chickens because she wanted to know where they came from. She also wanted to develop a relationship with her animals…show more content…
In “Eating Animals” the vegetarian rancher states, “The irony is that while factory farms don’t benefit the public, they rely on us not only to support them , but to pay for their mistakes.” When people are buying processed foods they are supporting factory farms. In order to avoid supporting them people should stop buying processed foods because that directly benefits them. Also in “Eating Animals” Barbara Kingsolver says, “We tried to wring most of the petroleum out of our food chain, even if that meant giving up some things. Our highest shopping goal was to get our food from so close to home, we’d know the person who grew it.” Instead of farming on your own, you can get your food from places that you know. Processed foods come from all around the world and can be harmful, but local food does not. When eating food from local farms, you are not supporting factory

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