•People must be willing to change their social consciousness in order to keep up with the many changed the world is going through.Article #1: “Agricultural Ethics”Q & A1.Define in detail what is meant by the following terms and what the advantages or disad-vantages of each might be: production agriculture, sustainable agriculture, and subsis-tence agriculture.Production agriculture started happening after the end of the Second World War. It was the ability to produce mass amounts of food with the help of technology. It allowed for food to be grown and made quickly and sold for cheap. However, the food that is made through is fake and may be unhealthy for people. Sustainable agriculture is the use of different tech-niques in order to help the environment and people’s health when making food. This would make food very expensive for people to buy. Subsistence agriculture is when farmers just make crops and raise animals to feed their family. This form of farming allows them to savemoney and have fresh, well raised food.2.Explain: Agricultural subsides and their pros and cons. Who benefit from them and whoare hurt by them?
Author Note:Stanislaus J. DundonThe author is a national coordinator of a project called “Soul of Agriculture.” He does not do much in the agriculture department, but he teaches in the philosophy department at University of San Francisco. Article # 2 “Agricultural Ethics and Multifunctionality Are Unavoidable”Notes•Farming is not only about making food and growing crops; people also want the farm-ers to be able to keep the environment healthy and safe while still producing the same products with the same quality.•Soil was a big problem with farming when it first started. It was eroding and getting badso the Soil Conservation Act was passed.•Multifunctionalism was in effect when the agriculturalists were trying to help famers livebetter lives and have a greater source of income from all the products that they were producing. There were some acts that were passed in order to help them out.•Large farms were dominating the smaller farms and they were not able to compete with them and many of the small farms were abandoned.•Farmers were being overcharged for things like pesticides and herbicides and books were written about it. Students were learning about this in schools and this brought