Third Paradigm: 3P-036 People Are Animals Too

Questions the religion of vegetarianism. Differentiates between the evils of industrial meat production, illustrated by the movie Food, Inc., and the joys of animal husbandry, as detailed in the book, Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer. Reports on interview with Novella Carpenter and with Elise Pearlstein, co- producer of Food, Inc.

Reads Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front by Wendell Berry to the music of Paul Taylor’s Set Me Free. Discusses two films from the Ironweed film club called Asparagus: Stalking the Good Life, and A Growing Season. Updates the resistance news from the Honduran coup. Critiques an article by Daniel Brook in Tikkun magazine called "The Planet-Saving Mitzvah: Why Jews Should Consider Vegetarianism." Plays two songs by Dana Lyons: Cows With Guns and Berries Overgrown.

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