The relationship between people and animals is morally complex. This complexity stems from our ambivalent treatment of animals and is nowhere better captured than in the consumption of meat. Meat eating is morally problematic because it contrasts our desire to avoid hurting animals with our appetite for their flesh. This tension – to love animals and to love meat – is the essence of the meat paradox.
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|Publication status||Published - 2012|
Loughnan, S., Bratanova, B., & Puvia, E. (2012). The meat paradox: how are we able to love animals and love eating animals? In Mind, 1, 15-18. http://it.in-mind.org/uploads/Italia/Issues/1/Loughnan%20et%20al_Eng.pdf