OVERVIEW OF ARTICLE: “Shattering the Meat Myth: Humans are Natural Vegetarians” by Kathy Freston is an article with the purpose of convincing her audience that Homo sapiens are inherently vegetarians. Freston uses testimonials from industry leaders to support the claim that physiology defines the human race as plant eaters. She also touches on the element of nutrition, concluding that humans would be healthier if plant sources were our only form of energy. Through physiology, nutrition, and ethics Kathy Freston attempts to persuade readers that for the benefit of man-kind vegetarianism should be the focal consumption process.
RESPONSE: Kathy Freston attempts to draw conclusions in her article on the basis of physiology, ethics, and nutrition;