What we choose to eat

I was told a strange story about pigs. Pig farmers are more prosperous than those who farm other animals. Pigs mature quickly  and are ready to be sold in a short time. As for farmers of other animals have to wait for their animals to mature. Money lenders do not like pig farmers because they pay back  their debt if any whereas farmers of other animals constantly need to buy something or the other for their animals. By the time they end up selling their animals,  they are already in debt, they have ensure they add the debt to the price of the livestock they are selling.
With ample propaganda peoples beliefs about the animals they consume was changed, Certain animals were called unclean and impure whereas others were called clean and good to eat. In certain faiths specific animals were elevated to the status of deities, hence cannot be eaten. The rift between human beings is what they eat and what they do not. Some animals are considered pets for others they are food.
For all practical purposes human beings are omnivorous, they eat plants, mushrooms and almost every single animal, insects including snails. What we choose to eat is a part of the human condition. People make faces of revulsion and disgust when the hear or see people eating something they could never imagine eating. People resort to protests and demonstrations when they learn about the consumption of a specific animal (usually). 
Humans would never have survived if they had chosen to limit their diet to specific items. Now people do die because they refuse to eat something which is against their beliefs and upbringing. If circumstances were any different realise in order to survive they have to eat anything they can find which is edible - they would. What we choose to eat is simply a state of mind.


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