Summary Of Eating Animal By Jonathan Safran Foer
Analysis and Evaluation of Eating Animal
The author of the book, Eating Animal, Jonathan Safran Foer focuses on a very important issue of the contemporary world that is food. Eating habits, food culture, farming, and food manufacturing are very closely related. Consumers most of the time ignore where food comes from. They eat food because it is a basic need that they need for survival. However, the author of the book digs deeper into the process of how and where food especially meat comes ready for human consumption. During his study, he observes the conditions of animal farming and their slaughtering process. Finally, through his book, he shares his finding and experience with the public through writing …show more content…
He describes the overcrowded cow shed and chicken cages, the pig gestation crates, the slaughterhouses and the processing plants that look like an assembly line. Throughout the book, Foer focuses on the ugly of cruelty present in factory farms and the fictions of processing industries. Regardless of what the society thinks about the agricultural sector, factory farming is more concerned about making money (Foer 243. The absence of all blinders and facts about chickens, cows, pigs, and fish portrays animal agriculture as …show more content…
However, he ignores that fact that humans need animal proteins and other nutrients which are only present in animal products. Therefore, consumption of animal is important whether it is unethical or not. Despite the fact that animal eating may be controversial physiologically human cannot do without it.
In conclusion, Foer’s ability to reveal hidden facts through his skillful writing make the usual things seem relevant to everybody. This book is probably the most effective in the animal rights history. Although it does not make every reader stop eating meat, it reminds them to think about how the choices they make affect animals. Moreover, it raises their concerns about the process involved in production and processing of the meat that they consume. The author’s argument use of logos is weak and highly subjective because of the intensive use of emotional