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Most industrial farmers today only care about making more and maximizing products to maximize their profitsSome people may think farmers are less connected but if they were then there would be no more farmingArticle 6: “The Omnivore’s Delusion: Against the Agri-intellectuals”Q&A:a)In one paragraph, support ‘big’ agriculture with all the logical reasons you can come up with. These reasons may or may not have anything to do with ethics.
There is a lot of criticism that comes with “big” agriculture but there can be some benefits to it that some people may not know. One thing that big agriculture can benefit is the mass production that some of the farms are trying to achieve. Keep the same animals together lets them mate much quicker, which then allows more of them at a faster rate to reach the demand that is required. Most of the big agriculture has to deal with birds and that’s because they are the ones that have the most demanded products. Chickens produce not only eggs but also chicken that we eat as a source of protein. Even though some people may disagree about the ethics of it, does not mean that it doesn’t allow more product to ready at a faster rate. b)b) In another paragraph, use the ethical theories we have covered so far (or you may go through the text book and look up other theories) that would alsofavor ‘big’ agriculture. Use at least four theories. There are also some supports from ethics that can support the reason why big agriculture is a good idea. One theory is the one-big-field theory. That theory is about allowing everything to be on one big field that allows farmers to maintain one huge area of land of the same crop. Another theory is that it can have huge economic benefiters.