The Omnivore's Dilemm Article Analysis

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“Industrial agriculture characteristically proceeds by single solutions to single problems: If you want the most money from your land this year, grow the crops for which the market price is highest.” - Wendell Berry Many people question whether or not the morality of treating animals in a humane way outweighs the morality of cheaper food for a nation where 1 in 6 people are facing hunger, and/or starving in any way. Back in the day, a while after World War II, industrial agriculture was applauded as a technological success that permitted an ever growing population to practically feed themselves. Now, many farmers and scientists see it as a blind alley, rather made for factory work. The way we are going in a population that is constantly …show more content…

Many farmers, like Craig Watts, were forced to treat the chickens a certain way and house them a certain way unless they wanted to be fired by the big name company such as Perdue or Tyson that they work under. Craig Watts isn’t the only one to speak out. Carole Morrison appeared in the popular documentary “Food Inc.” speaking out against her own factory farm, almost acting as a so-called whistleblower. Because of this, though, she was fired. So no Blake Hurst, most likely if you aren’t connected to the mistreatment that is industrial agriculture, you would either be forced to keep going to keep your livelihood that is that job or gets fired for acting out, exposing the truth, and not agreeing with how it

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