One Percent, Ninety Nine Percent, One Hundred Percent discussed on Pure Nonfiction: Inside Documentary Film


Things that he's now being celebrated for which i think are really valuable and he deserves to be celebrated but when you look at it in context other than meat it's only become so much more clear you know like sexual pleasure right that is not something that people are encouraged to pursue without any kind of ethical limitations right in fact we all agree the ethical limitations should be pretty severe if we look at dishonesty something that we've been talking about a lot over the last two years it can often really facilitate life to lie but nobody would say okay so that's a reason to lie at any occasion so if we could bring the conversation about meet just into the mainstream of our way of thinking about other ethical issues that yeah there's something we want here yes it's good but come on we're like earthlings were human beings were citizens of country in a planet and we can't have whatever we want whenever we want it it's odd that we've exempted this one subject from that mode that we that normally like dictates these conversations so in the case of vantaa borden who's on our minds very much these days where did you reach in your conversation with him given that he's someone who made a living sticking meet his mouth well we reached an agreement within i don't know to exchanges and then spent the rest of the conversation talking about why we need to move away from factory farming so you know he is somebody who would say did say you know vegetarians i mean he he had like great zingers about you know you say veterans are like hamas basically not homeless but hamas and but if if pushed you'd say well you know what do you think of the factory pharmacy will add stats the real enemy okay so you think we should eat meat but we shouldn't eat factory for me yes that was his attitude he was very forthright about that and by the way it's the attitude that most like public chefs and public foodies have so then we're talking about only eating meat the comes from small family farms we're talking about not eating meat eat that sold in supermarkets were time at not eating meat that sold him most restaurants we normally think that there's one hundred percent disagreement between somebody like anti more dane and somebody like ingrid newkirk who runs pita in fact there's a one percent disagreement you know ninety nine percent of food we eat a meat week comes from factory farms and here were named things we should not eat that ninety nine percent but should eat the remaining one percent ingrid newkirk thinks we should need a hundred percent of it so one percent is agreement and if we can like anyways to bring the conversation back to the fact that it's a one percent sagredo and to highlight this bra these broadly shared values i think is really powerful the film helps us understand that one percent of farmers who raise animals outside the factory system kansas farmer frank reese specializes in heritage chickens and turkeys when i was a kid there was a true love of the aesthetics we go and i would visit the farmers that i knew when you look out over the field and you see a flock of our docs or you would see a flock of bourbon turkeys they've truly love the beauty of what they saw what they redo that is gone today in farming there's no way you can love an animal that has been genetically engineered to die in six weeks christopher describes what he learned from frank reese i think once you get to his farm and actually spend some days they're i don't know about you jonathan but i i was all of a sudden challenged about what i thought how animals could be raised that interaction and franks animals as you see in the film at one moment are literally he's leading thousands of turkeys they're following him and their relationship was is very complex in their people.

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