Taking part in “Meatless Monday” means a little responding to the problems that our world has faced.
By “Polarizing” is meant that mostly the decision to eat or not to at factory farmed meat, the meat that comprises 99 % of the meat available in the US’s supermarkets nowadays refers to ethic, to morality and sequentially is a controversial one.
By “personal” side of his assertion Jonathan Foer meant that each individual have the right to decide by his own, being aware of conditions, animal’s suffering and consequences, whether to consume factory farmed meat or not. It is personal choice that matters, if these choices are made steadily.
I agree with the assertion of the author of “Eating animals”. While some people believes that the world is full of many other problems and this issue is not significant enough to be the first on the “Main problems of the mankind” Agenda, I believe the thinking of adopting (even partly) the not consuming factory farmed meat lifestyle is