Compare And Contrast Plant Eaters And Ravenous Carnivores

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The Ravenous Carnivores vs The Plant Eaters

The Ravenous Carnivores vs The Plant Eaters

The Ravenous Carnivores vs The Plant Eaters

It’s the weekend, the weathers great, and all over America it’s BBQ time. The air is filled with the smell of hickory smoke and the coals are red hot, it’s time to put on the steaks, chicken, chops, and Tofu. Wait! Let’s hold the Tofu. Marjorie L. Garretson’s Essay “More Pros Than Cons in a Meat Free Life”. Garretson makes a sophomoric attempt to persuade ravenous carnivores to abstain from the consumption of all meat products, eggs and dairy
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Furthermore, her use of half-truths, uncorroborated statements and unsupported arguments under cuts her literary credibility. Garretson makes no counter arguments in her Essay. and fails to mention that the Vegans diet often lacks complete sources of protein’s and must be supplemented with various vitamin supplements. Garretson’s Essay sparsely mentions any of the health benefits from eating a plant-based diet. However, it artfully attempts to disguise her true passion for Veganism mixed with a side order of distain for the consumption of meat, eggs, and dairy products. Garretson’s Essay was laced with Pathos elicitations and supposition which read like a PETA Manifesto expressing her beliefs for the ethical treatment of animals. As a lifelong ravenous carnivore, I’m guilty of loving sausage but not being willing to go into the kitchen to see how it’s made. Therefore, Garretson should be applauded for her work in shedding light into some of the inhumane practices of the national meat production industry, and the inhumane living conditions of livestock animals raised on national factory farms. More legislative measures and federal industrial guidelines are needed to establish protection for the ethical treatment of livestock animals. On that day carnivores like me will be able to eat our sausage and feel better about it …show more content…
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"Government Regulation of Factory Farms." Animal Welfare Nonprofit | National Humane Education Society. N.p., 2018. Web. 27 Jan. 2018.
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Works Cited

Garretson, Marjorie Lee.” More Pros Than Cons in a Meat-Free Life.” The Bedford Guide for College Writers, by X.J. Kennedy, Dorothy M. Kennedy, Marcia F. Muth, 11th edition, Bedford St. Martin’s, 2017, pp. 149-151.
Publishing, Harvard. "Becoming A Vegetarian - Harvard Health." Harvard Health. N.p., 2018. Web. 3 Feb. 2018.
"National Enforcement Initiative: Preventing Animal Waste from Contaminating Surface And Ground Water | US EPA." US EPA. N.p., 2018. Web. 27 Feb. 2018.
"Government Regulation of Factory Farms." Animal Welfare Nonprofit | National Humane Education Society. N.p., 2018. Web. 27 Jan. 2018.
"Home - Earthworks." Earthworks. N.p., 2018. Web. 5 Feb.

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