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Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall Wants To Eat Your Puppies

by | 11th, October 2011

FACE it. TV chefs are scum. They harangue you through your television set to tell you that you’re doing it all wrong. You aren’t growing your own vegetables, despite the fact there’s no allotments in your area and you live in a one-bedroomed flat three stories up. You’re not making things with celeriac, even though it looks like something tested on in Roswell and tastes like hell.

Basically, you are a lousy human-being who should be ashamed of wanting a Big Mac now and then.

And the latest crusade is from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall (something of a surprise, no?) who says we should all eat puppies.

Fearnley-Whittingstall told the Radio Times :

“I have no objection to a high-welfare organic puppy farm. You can’t object, unless you also object to the farming of pigs. It’s an artificial construct of our society, a cultural decision, to make pets out of dogs and meat out of pigs.”

“Both animals could be used the other way round – although pigs probably do make better meat than dogs and dogs better pets than pigs. But it’s not a foregone conclusion.”

For once, it’s hard to disagree. We SHOULD eat puppies. We could all have the cutest lunches, ever!

And while Hugh wimps out at the last minute, saying

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