Quotes by American Educator Michael Pollan

This is part of human nature, the desire to change consciousness. Michael Pollan

Looking at the world from other species' points of view is a cure for the disease of human self-importance. Michael Pollan
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A lawn is nature under totalitarian rule. Michael Pollan

Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. Michael Pollan


Corn is a greedy crop, as farmers will tell you. Michael Pollan

A growing and increasingly influential movement of philosophers, ethicists, law professors and activists are convinced that the great moral struggle of our time will be for the rights of animals. Michael Pollan

Now that I know how supermarket meat is made, I regard eating it as a somewhat risky proposition. I know how those animals live and what's on their hides when they go to slaughter, so I don't buy industrial meat. Michael Pollan
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High-quality food is better for your health. Michael Pollan

The correlation between poverty and obesity can be traced to agricultural policies and subsidies. Michael Pollan

People in Slow Food understand that food is an environmental issue. Michael Pollan

I think perfect objectivity is an unrealistic goal; fairness, however, is not. Michael Pollan

The larger meaning here is that mainstream journalists simply cannot talk about things that the two parties agree on; this is the black hole of American politics. Michael Pollan

The things journalists should pay attention to are the issues the political leadership agrees on, rather than to their supposed antagonisms. Michael Pollan

The Congressional leaders set the agenda for journalism; it's not the other way around. Michael Pollan

The big journals and Nobel laureates are the equivalent of Congressional leaders in science journalism. Michael Pollan
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For at the same time many people seem eager to extend the circle of our moral consideration to animals, in our factory farms and laboratories we are inflicting more suffering on more animals than at any time in history. Michael Pollan

You cannot eat apples planted from seeds. They must be grafted, cloned. Michael Pollan

I mean, we're really making a quantum change in our relationship to the plant world with genetic modification. Michael Pollan

In corn, I think I've found the key to the American food chain. If you look at a fast-food meal, a McDonald's meal, virtually all the carbon in it - and what we eat is mostly carbon - comes from corn. Michael Pollan

At home I serve the kind of food I know the story behind. Michael Pollan


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