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15 Minutes with Jonathan Safran Foer

Scene’s Hana Schuster interviewed Jonathan Safran Foer about his book “Eating Animals” and life as a writer before he held a talk at Graham Chapel on Thursday evening.

| Senior Scene Editor

The delicious flesh of animals

Natalie Villalon’s excellent article outlined the general arguments for refraining from eating meat. As far as theoretical ethics are concerned, I think that the arguments presented are sound. But I don’t think the article will change anyone else’s minds. Why? Because meat is delicious. Ultimately, the choice to eat meat could be regarded as an ethical issue, but it is undoubtedly, among other things, an aesthetic issue.

| Senior Forum Editor