As people become more eclectic in their culinary choices, the notion of meat-eating as society’s default position is unsustainable
The customer is always right. Or to be more precise, you tell the customer that they are always right to their face; but behind their back it’s often a different story.
For, as anyone who has ever waitressed for a living knows, sometimes all that gets you through a long, fraught shift without screaming is looking forward to the companionable moment when the kitchen door swings shut, and everyone can let off steam about the pompous idiot at table nine. If the price of working in a service industry is continually having to smile and bite one’s tongue in public, then with it comes the unwritten right to moan like hell behind the scenes.
There’s no righteous, selfless case for meat-eating … and that’s perhaps why carnivores are so quick to cry hypocrisy