Meat: A Benign Extravagance

Here’s a skeptical blog entry (by me) about George Monbiot’s reaction to Simon Fairlie’s book, Meat: A Benign Extravagance: Meat Production and Utopian Fantasies

According to Monbiot:

The meat-producing system Fairlie advocates differs sharply from the one now practised in the rich world: low energy, low waste, just, diverse, small-scale. But if we were to adopt it, we could eat meat, milk and eggs (albeit much less) with a clean conscience. By keeping out of the debate over how livestock should be kept, those of us who have advocated veganism have allowed the champions of cruel, destructive, famine-inducing meat farming to prevail. It’s time we got stuck in.

You can buy the book on Amazon, by clicking here: Meat: A Benign Extravagance
(As always, no endorsement is implied.)

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