Culture

Discussion, examples and commentary on human and pig interaction in the areas of religion, economics and social organization, as well as politics history and music.

Saddled Pigs, part 1

Saddled Pigs, part 1

The sow came in with the saddle, The little pig rock’d the cradle, The dish jump’d over the table, To see the pot with the ladle. The broom behind the butt Call’d the dish-clout a nasty slut: Odds-bobs, says the gridiron, can’t you agree? I’m the head constable, – come along with me. The Nursery […]

By Force in the Guise of Husbandry

By Force in the Guise of Husbandry

The precepts of agricultural pragmatism have always posed a clear contrast to others’ praise of the great intelligence of swine.