The Ethics of What we eat [Audiobook] download free by Peter Singer

The Ethics of What we eat Audiobook download free by Peter Singer
  • Listen audiobook: The Ethics of What we eat
  • Author: Peter Singer
  • Release date: 2007/7/25
  • Publisher: RODALE PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Health
  • ISBN: 9781594866876
  • Rating: 8.93 of 10
  • Votes: 245
  • Review by: Jermaine Bronson
  • Review rating: 8.43 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/16
  • Duration: 4H17M55S in 256 kbps (67.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-22
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: WMA, FLAC, AIFF, MPEG4, WAV, MP3 (compression LZ, ACE, ARC, RAR, ISO, ZIP, CBZ)
  • Total pages original book: 336
  • Includes a PDF summary of 33 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 25M (6.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Ethicist Singer and co-author Mason ('Animal Factories') document corporate deception, widespread waste and desensitization to inhumane practices in this consideration of ethical eating. The authors examine three families' grocery-buying habits and the motivations behind those choices. One woman says she's 'absorbed in my life and my family...and I don't think very much about the welfare of the meat I'm eating,' while a wealthier husband and wife mull the virtues of 'triple certified' coffee, buying local and avoiding chocolate harvested by child slave labour, though 'no one seems to be pondering that as they eat.'In investigating food production conditions, the authors' first-hand experiences alternate between horror and comedy, from slaughterhouses to artificial turkey-insemination ('the hardest, fastest, dirtiest, most disgusting, worst-paid work'). This sometimes-graphic expose is not myopic: profitability and animal welfare are given equal consideration, though the reader finishes the book agreeing with the authors' conclusion that 'America's food industry seeks to keep Americans in the dark about the ethical components of their food choices.'A no-holds-barred treatise on ethical consumption, this is an important read for those concerned with the long, frightening trip between farm and plate.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Manufacturing Industries, Food Manufacturing & Related Industries, Ethical Issues & Debates, Ethics & Moral Philosophy, Diets & Dieting
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 16.02 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x225x26mm
  • Weight: 362g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Pennsylvania, United States

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