Linguist, lexicographer, radio host, public speaker

“Non-human rights,” by Michael Pollan, from the

“There’s a schizoid quality to our relationship with animals, in which sentiment and brutality exist side by side. Half the dogs in America will receive Christmas presents this year, yet few owners pause to consider the miserable life of the pig—an animal easily as intelligent as a dog—that becomes the Christmas ham.”

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Grant Barrett