A Trespass of Swine

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Considerations of humanity and hogritude, because an insufficiency of pigs is one of the great faults of all that the gods have made manifest to man.

Culinary pragmatism

Culinary  pragmatism

The necessity of nutrition… Pig or man, nothing is more interesting than those things that we eat. But while idealism – perfection, utopia, beauty, etc. – is food for the soul, a different mind-set is required to feed our bodies. Our appetites can have ideals, yes, but compromise, workability, and the pragmatism of necessity often play the major role.

A pig’s imagination in the realm of food is never visionary, merely a matter of pragmatism. Thus, no pig, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, would also conclude that it would make better soup.

the Porcine Oracle

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