“‘If you were alone on a desert island with a pig, would you eat the pig or would you starve to death?’
‘Hmm. If you were not alone, living on a planet with 7 billion people, had access to unlimited fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans and other healthy foods, and knew animals suffer and die horrible deaths so you could eat them when you don’t need to eat them to survive, would you continue to eat them?
The difference between our questions is that your scenario would never happen and mine is the choice you face right now.’
Which do you believe is worth answering?“
– Andrew Kirschner