Recently, WeWork made headlines for a new policy that does not reimburse employees for meals that include meat. I won’t go into all their reasons.
But, I do want to share what I wrote in response to a related news story titled “Here’s What Philosophers Have to Say About Eating Meat.” Before I do that, I want to say we have wonderful friends who do not eat meat. We do our best to have non-meat offerings when they are with us for meals. We do not feel harassed by them, and I hope they don’t feel uncomfortable with us. After I share my thoughts on this, I am going to share a lovely picture of our first livestock guardian dog, an Anatolian Shepherd Dog (ASD) that we loved dearly. He’s sniffing on the best male rabbit (breeding stock) we ever had — Buck Bunny. This picture says a lot of things, but to me, it represents the appreciation we have for the animals here on our farm. Yes, we eat rabbit. And it is true that both of us (one more than the other) do not look forward to some of that process. Okay, with that preface out of the way, here’s what I wrote: