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Her history with meat was remarkably similar to mine… There was a gnawing (if only occasional and short-lived) dread that she was participating in something deeply wrong, and there was the acceptance of both the confounding complexity of the issue and the forgivable fallibility of being human.
-- Jonathan Safran Foer (Possible Again paragraph 15)

Importance: Foer explains that his wife struggled with eating meat and committing to vegetarianism, just like he did. Foer explains that their bouts with meat and vegetarianism were difficult because on the one hand, they had a human impulse to eat meat, but then on the other hand, felt guilty about the animal that would have to be killed to feed them. This confusion would only later serve as a foundation from which Foer would rise to seek answers –especially when his son is born.

Animal agriculture is a hugely complicated topic. No two animals, breeds of animals, farms, farmers, or eaters are the...
-- Jonathan Safran Foer (Possible Again paragraph 10)

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