Carnism – Why we love dogs, eat pigs and wear cows

Carnism: the psychology of eating meat

Dr Melanie Joy explains “Carnism,” the psychological phenomenon behind why we eat certain meat and reject others.  She fully describes Carnism and all its ramifications in her new book, “Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs and Wear Cows”


Overview of some information included in the movie clip

  • Standard agricultural practice
  • Not specific to one country
  • Same applies to free range and organic
  • Same applies to kosher slaughter of animals
  • Myths of meat – justifying the reasons to eat meat
  • Seeing animals as things not living beings
  • If you care enough, you need to face the truth/bear witness to the food choices you make

Link to Melanie Joy’s book on  Link


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