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    Moving Toward a Current Agrarian Reform Consumers buying local produce in their communities are encouraging small farmers to aggregate crops responsibly and also keep local farmer markets. Farmers competing with larger non-local markets, and who lose their local farmer markets, experience the fight of accepting and rejecting current industrial change to their farms. Communities such as Port William, in Wendell Berry’s novel Jayber Crow, also experience a current agrarian change to their local market and society. To showcase how current reforms are degrading Port William, Berry crafts a hatred between two characters in Jayber Crow. Having Jayber Crow support traditionally local agrarian practices, and having Troy Cathman, support large current…

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    Wendell Berry On Morality

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    Part One/Question 1 Wendell Berry’s augment about morality shows that morality is universal; it is not a list of rules, but a way of life to be practiced. Morality is the possibility for people to flourish in happiness, while considering the implications of those actions for future generations. The outcomes of our happiness will not be seen as instant karma for our children, but by what world is left for them to flourish in. Moreover, this world is not ours, we are only temporary residents of…

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    using our common sense and knowledge and can eventually lead to advancements in which we lose control of what we have invented. Two authors, Wendell Berry and Lauren Slater give us instances that portray what can result…

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    Every day there is something new to learn and remember. Having a busy life can make it hard to focus in things that really matter, for instead where did the chicken came from? “Wendell Berry describes the importance of understanding the connection between eating and the land in order to extract pleasure from our food.” (“The pleasure of eating”). “The pleasure of eating” an essay from “What are People for?” publish in 1990 by Wendell Berry. Wendell writes in verity ways of ethos and logos,…

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    In “The Pleasures of Eating”, Wendell Berry opens your eyes to a world of responsible eating, with intent that it can promote pleasurable eating by having passionate, knowledgeable awareness towards the foods you eat, its origin and production. He accredits by educating yourself to better understand how the plant and animal manufacturing and processing works that bring you highly modified and deplorable foods, you will have a better appreciation for the foods you consume when you have more…

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    Wendell Berry, author of the book “The Pleasures of Eating” discusses how people today take food for granted. He describes people as “passive consumer[s],” and food is just a product (Wendell 35-42). Moving away from an agrarian society to the post-industrial society, people live and communicate through technology. With many high techs allow them to live and work easier, people became rely on technology and unappreciated the old ways of how human used to do things. For instance, today, many…

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    Wendell Berry, an American author, poses the question: “Why do farmers farm, given their economic adversities on top of the many frustrations and difficulties normal to farming? The answer is always: Love. They must do it for love. Farmers farm for the love of farming. They love to watch and nurture the growth of plants. They love to live in the presence of animals. They love to work outdoors. They love the weather, maybe even when it is making them miserable. They love to live where they work…

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    For myself and my family I would make my aim to focus on purchasing organic fruits and vegetables from farmers markets or well known sources for the same reason Wendell Berry, author of “The Pleasures of Eating” suggests doing so: “Learn the origins of the food you buy, and buy the food that is produced closest to your…

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    In "The Pleasures of Eating" Wendell Berry talks about what eating responsibly actually means. Normally, the typical consumer wouldn’t think that eating is anything else but an action; however, Berry insists that eating is an agricultural act and is important for eating responsibly. He makes the claim that to eat responsibly consumers need to know what eating really is. To support his claim, he talks about how and why people don’t know eating is an agricultural act because of the food industry.…

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    all know someone who loves to eat just about anything. Then again, who doesn’t love a good meal every now and then. However, Wendell Berry seems to think we can’t truly enjoy our meal if we don’t know how our meal arrived to our plates. Berry wrote an essay back in 1989 about the issues within the food industry, and the reasons on why we won’t be able to truly enjoy a meal until the issues are solved. In one of his most famous essays, The Pleasures of Eating, Berry talks about how in 1989 people…

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