This essay was submitted to the NYTimes essay contest, Calling all Carnivores.
Why Eating Meat is Ethical?
The astute reader will notice that the title is not a statement, but rather a question. The purpose of the “Calling All Carnivores” essay contest is to explain why it is ethical to eat meat. The article accompanying the contest couches the question in a more precise way: is it ethical to eat animals when human survival is not at stake? Continue reading