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Why We're OK with Eating Pigs, but Not Dogs

Click here for reuse options! When it comes to dietary choices, carnivores engage in a level of denial that keeps them locked in the "meat paradox." In one episode of the comic strip Calvin and Hobbes, six-year-old Calvin is chomping on a hamburger and asks his mother, "Is hamburger meat made out of people from Hamburg?" She replies, "Of course not! It's ground beef." Calvin looks incredulously at his burger and says, "I'm eating a cow? I don't think I can finish this.
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