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A Letter to Mark Zuckerberg

Dear Mr. Mark Zuckerberg,

Ever since the news broke out that you were eating only what you killed yourself, several people have sent me links to articles that discuss this new “personal challenge” of yours.  As I understand it, this year, you have taken up the practice of killing animals for food as a kind of moral experiment, an opportunity to appreciate the food you eat on a different level. More specifically, you wrote in an email to Fortune:

I think many people forget that a living being has to die for you to eat meat, so my goal revolves around not letting myself forget that and being thankful for what I have.

Well, Mr. Zuckerberg, I sincerely hope that, throughout the course of the year, you do come to a deeper understanding of why it is that you should be thankful.

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The High Cost of Animal Rescue

In North Carolina, five pigs that had fallen out of a truck were auctioned off and purchased by animal activists for a price tag of $3,200.  The article emphasized the fact that the activists had paid $1,500, nearly 50% of their total, for just one of the pigs.  Of course, this leads to the question of how much is too much.

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