A moral philosopher offers handy hints on how to live an ethical life.
Perhaps the most arresting essay is a previously unpublished piece in which Mr Singer urges readers to spare a thought for the poor benighted turkey during Thanksgiving.
The breast of the standard American turkey has become so enlarged by selective breeding that it can no longer mate because the male’s breast gets in the way.
Mr Singer describes how thousands of such sexually disabled male turkeys are masturbated by workers and the females artificially inseminated using the tube of an air compressor –
– (at the rate of one every 12 seconds at one turkey farm).
Source: How to live well | The Economist