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September 13, 2020 - Portland Press Harold

Vegan Kitchen: A decade on, Melanie Joy’s book on carnism still casts a big shadow

Vegan Kitchen: A decade on, Melanie Joy’s book on carnism still casts a big shadow
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Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism' has been updated, and it's as relevant as ever.

Bestselling author and Harvard-trained psychologist Melanie Joy says the 10 years following the publication of her provocative book “Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism” have brought significant changes in how humans think about animals. What she doesn’t say, but I will, is that Joy’s groundbreaking book played a pivotal role in causing ideas to shift.

Last month, publisher Red Wheel released an anniversary edition. The updated book includes a new forward, a new afterword, and other updates.

Yet the overall message has stayed the same: Carnism is an invisible belief system that protects and enshrines a series of cultural myths allowing us to think eating particular animals is normal, natural and necessary while eating others is abnormal, disgusting and wrong. Like other violent ideologies, carnism is illogical and works best when nobody talks about it.

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