Wallace and one other reading -Using the David Foster Wallace reading, “Consider the Lobster,” do people as a culture and/or as independent thinkers have a moral obligation to consider the way animals are treated in our food system? Why or why not? -Even though most average people do not directly cause any harm to animals, should they feel at all responsible for supporting an industry that does?- Is it morally okay to eat animals knowing it is not, as Wallace notes, necessary for our survival?-We know from the readings that animals are abused during the process of being harvested, why is that a problem? Why should a person care? Or, why not? 4 pages MLA Support from the text must be used in every body paragraph
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paper; is original, compelling and logical, avoiding absolute claims • Evidence: Appropriate amount of relevant, accurate, and justifiably interpreted quotation. Quotations are thoroughly introduced, explained, analyzed, and connected to argument. Possible counter-arguments are considered. • Organization: Paragraphs maintain argumentative focus, exclude extraneous information, appear in a logical order, and transition smoothly. Introduction sets forth argument and goals of essay. Conclusion opens up avenues for future research. • Audience: Consistent, academic tone. Appropriate amount of contextual information, anticipating audience questions. Addresses significant issues and makes them important to audience. • Grammar and Format: Errors in grammar, spelling, and usage limited or non-existent. Correct MLA format, including proper quotation citation.