A pig’s life story usually consists of a small collection of events, the last of which decisively changes the meaning of the whole. This is because the events in a pig’s life are arranged in an order that is not chronological but rather corresponds to proportion and provision.
Unfortunately, it is the pig’s inexhaustible larder that has secured his place amid the Graces as an indispensable pleasure.
the Porcine Oracle
Pigs, detached from their bones and shadows, become the pleasures of the table. We praise there present circumstances, with no thought of their past life, assuming it was as full as we are now of them.