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Eating Animals – Wikipedia

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**Content Overview and Themes**
– Foer’s exploration of meat consumption implications
– Emphasis on stories related to food
– Focus on meat consumption past vs. present
– Discussion on human connection to animals and forgetfulness
– Transparency issues in the meat industry

**Critical Reception and Impact**
– Mixed reviews from critics
– Praise for conclusions and wisdom
– Impact on Natalie Portman and other critics
– Criticisms of the book’s conclusions
– Divisive writing style and reception among readers

**Documentary and Media Coverage**
– Produced by Christopher Quinn and Natalie Portman
– Explores contemporary animal agriculture ethics
– Aims to change perspectives on meat consumption
– Positive ratings on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic
– Released in cinemas in 2018
– Media coverage by The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The Huffington Post, New York Magazine, and The New York Times

**Book Reviews and References**
– Best-seller status on The New York Times
– Farm Forward Mission information
– Review of the book by The New York Times
– Book details and ISBN
– Book selection by UNC and Duke for summer reading
– Reviews by Wilson, Bee; Yonan, Joe; Reynolds, Susan Salter; Natalie Portman; Kolbert, Elizabeth

**Impact and Historical Context**
– Turned Natalie Portman vegan
– Featured in a review by The New Yorker
– Promotion by Alice Waters, Natalie Portman, and Jonathan Safran-Foer
– Reviews on Rotten Tomatoes and Metacritic
– Historical context of vegetarianism
– Notable figures advocating vegetarianism
– Various publications supporting the vegetarian lifestyle
– Influential chefs and cookbook authors in the vegetarian movement

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