Sentient Brussel Sprouts and Other Convenient Tropes

David Cassuto

Natalie Angier writes in today’s NYT about how plants are sophisticated organisms and therefore any kind of dietary regime causes pain.  Jasmin Singer rips Angier a new one here.

UPDATE: Check out this rebuttal  as well.

One Response

  1. someone started a thread on this article at the volokh conspiracy.

    http://volokh.com/2009/12/26/save-the-brussel-sprouts/

    i’d encourage people to respond–this is certainly one of the most noted legal blogs out there, though a good deal of the dialogue is not of the highest order.

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