Catholicism for the New Millennium

Catholicism for the New Millennium - Professor Beth Olson...

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Professor Beth Olson Pathways 104 Section 16 Thursdays 11:00-12:15 November 8 th , 2007 Catholicism for the New Millennium: Eating is a Moral Act On September 6 th , Brother David Andrews spoke in the Barbiereri Moot Court Room of the Gonzaga University Law School. Brother Andrews is a member of the Congregation of the Holy Cross and spoke about Eating as a Moral Act . The lecture focused on the right to food along with distinguishing the difference between industrial food systems and sustainable or ecological food systems. The presentation of Brother David Andrews, although strong in the research and preparation aspect and weak in the delivery and ability to grasps the audience’s attention, analyzed two different food sources and their respective strengths and weaknesses. Every human being has the right to food which is protected under international and humanitarian laws. Most countries throughout the world officially recognize an individual’s right to food, while some even enshrine it within their constitution. But, what is not necessarily protected by law is the means in which food is produced. There are two food systems present in today’s world: industrial food systems and sustainable food systems. The former is based on production, while the latter is based on ecological, economic, social, cultural, and an overall
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This note was uploaded on 01/07/2009 for the course UNIV 104.16 taught by Professor Betholson during the Spring '08 term at Gonzaga.

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