Roughly 1 billion people around the world are malnourished or hungry. Close to half of these are children. While billions of people are starving, many are living in affluence and have the power to help. So we ask the question, what obligations do affluent people have to those who are hungry? Do they even have… Read More World Hunger: Do we have a moral obligation to help?
Genetically modified foods and products are a huge controversy. Are they safe to consume? Is it ethical or un-ethical to consume them? Many people argue that it is unsafe to consume GM foods because of all the unknown things they put in the products and the unknown risks that potentially come with it. A response… Read More Genetic modification
This week in my philosophy of food class we have been discussing the ethics of eating animals. Is it ethical or un-ethical to consume and kill animals? There is a large debate on this topic. Most people eat meat because they like the taste. Some find it to not be convenient for them to adopt a vegetarian… Read More The ethics of eating animals: Why do you eat meat?
For the duration of 10 days at the end of October I spent my time traveling in the country of Greece. During this fall break away from school I had time to de-stress from midterms and immerse myself in a new culture and it’s spectacular foods. Our first stay was in Athens. We arrived around 10AM, checked… Read More Food in Greece