Are Chickens Sentient Beings?

Via on Dec 3, 2009

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Give up Eggs and Dairy before you Give up Meat!

Cage-free sucks!

And other surprises in this stellar, killer interview with Ellen and one of the great novelists of our time.

Jonathan Safran Foer on the Ellen Show, with bonus videos. Eating meat may be natural—but the way we’re raising it no longer is natural, or kind. Swine flu is called swine flu for a reason—factory farms create disease, cause climate change, poison or waterways…and cage-free means a chicken gets to live in 67 inches, the size of a sheet of paper.

The point may not be to become vegetarian—but to simply be mindful of what we’re putting in our mouths, and to become responsible for changing the current out-of-sight out-of-mind system into something like the small farms of yesterday.

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3 Responses to “Are Chickens Sentient Beings?”

  1. chickenette says:

    yes!! Urban Chicken Revolution in Boulder Now!!! http://www.urbanchickens.net/

  2. JoLinda VanHaren says:

    What a wonderful, compassionate man,who is doing great work to make our world a better place. I don’t eat animals. I no longer eat eggs, but I drink 1/2&1/2 in my coffee. I’m going to try and wean myself off all dairy after seeing how animals are treated on these farm factories!

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