bacon - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
I cannot in good conscience romanticise bacon, the meat of a mammal that is a close genetic relative to human-kind. People love it, my own family included, and I cook it for them when they want... but there is something very distasteful about this meat that everyone raves about. I can't help but wonder if it is so elevated because we know in our hearts that it is so very wrong to consume such intelligent animals.
There are doubtless societies that have depended upon meat, that of the domesticated hog too, yet given that they are smarter than dogs... perhaps it is time to question why we avoid speaking about bacon in the same manner as dog meat.
On my own back there is a meat that tastes the same as bacon and that is why many firefighters avoid the smell of it cooking.
Avoiding the meats of higher mammals is not a matter of religion yet one of good moral conscience and a faith in doing what is right, both bacon and beef are chief among these.