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Table of Contents Preface Our Meals: The Hidden Key to Understanding The Practice of Connecting The Call to Evolve Chapter 1 - Food's Power Food as Metaphor Sacred Feasts Food, Life, and Death The Origin of Our Food: Either Plants or Animals The Culture of Denial Inheriting Cruelty The Withering of Intelligence I-Thou vs. I-It We Are All Mysteries Love Is Understanding Chapter 2 - Our Culture's Roots The Herding Culture The Pythagorean Principle The Vegan Revolution Chapter 3 - The Nature of Intelligence On the Taboo against Knowing Who You Eat Intelligence: The Ability to Make Connections Intelligence, Telos, and Chickens Destroying Intelligence and Purpose Intelligence Is Species-Specific As We Sow, So Shall We Reap Chapter 4 - Inheriting our Food Choices Our Inheritance: Infant Indoctrination The Importance of Leaving Home The Power of Social Pressure Contemplating Taste Defending the Fortress Chapter 5 - The Intelligence of Human Physiology The Gift The Dark Side of Animal Protein The Fat of the Matter Drugs, Pollution, and War The Meat-Medical Complex The Placebo Effect Our Body, Our Friend Chapter 6 - Hunting and Herding Sea Life Toxic Wastes, Toxic Flesh Herding Fish Floating Death Ships Chapter 7 - The Domination of the Feminine The Dairy Nightmare Pushing Cows to Produce The Toxins in Milk Four Pathways to Hell The Mustache Mask Eggs: More Domination of the Feminine The Web of Connections Reviving Sophia Chapter 8 - The Metaphysics of Food Eating Vibrations With the Eyes of an Angel Masks and Fear Cultivating Compassion Chapter 9 - Science and Religion Sons of the Herding Culture Science and Slavery Religious Reductionism Chapter 10 - The Dilemma of Work Doing the Dirty Work The Living Roots of Our Work Work as Joy, Work as Burden Resurrecting Work Chapter 11 - Profiting From Destruction The Industrialization of Farming Eating Fossil Fuels The Toxins in Animal Agriculture Healing the Earth and the Economy The Consequences of Evading Consequences Chapter 12 - Some Objections Answered Nurturing Objections Animals as Ethically Trivial The Myth of Human Predation The Justification of Science The Justification of Religion Other Objections Chapter 13 - Evolve or Dissolve The Two Limited Perspectives The Cycle of Violence The Shadow Ends and Means The Intuitive Imperative Some Traditions of Intuition and Compassion An Example: Samadhi and Shojin Is Shamanism an Answer? The Vegan Imperative The Emotional Miseducation of Boys The Birth of Post-Rational Consciousness Chapter 14 - Journey of Transformation The Jeweled Web of Journeys Seeds of Inspiration The Organic Dairy at Camp Challenge Seeds of Understanding Leaving Home Seeds of Community SonggwangSa Temple The Power of Community Chapter 15 - Living the Revolution The Holograph Victims, Perpetrators, and Bystanders Our Connection with Animals Paths Away from and Back to Sanity Implications for Further Research and Conversation Privilege and Slavery The Last Days of Eating Animals The Movie of Life on Earth The Elk's Message From Obsolete Exclusivity to All of Us
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Food -- Social aspects.
Food -- Philosophy.
Diet -- Moral and ethical aspects.