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Preferred foods ( good to eat ) are foods that have a more favorable balance of
practical benefits over costs than foods that are avoided ( bad to eat ) . Even for
an omnivore it makes sense not to eat everything that one can digest . Some
In the case of Hindu India , as we shall see , the ecological impracticality of meat
production so far outweighs the nutritional benefits of carnivory that meat is
avoided - bad to eat , and therefore bad to think . An important point to bear in
mind is ...
No , I regret to have to say that human flesh became bad to eat for essentially the
same reasons that the Brahmans stopped eating beef and Americans won ' t eat
dogs : the costs and benefits changed . More efficient sources of animal food ...
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Good to eat: riddles of food and cultureUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Why are the world's food habits or "foodways,'' as Harris refers to them, so diverse? In this scholarly yet fast-paced and very readable work, anthropologist Harris argues that "major differences in ... Read full review
ONE Good to Think or Good to Eat?
TWO Meat Hunger
THREE The Riddle of the Sacred
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