Someone gave me 30 lb. of rice to finish you and turn you into mince meat and put you in a pie!
Let the Stoics say what they please, we do not eat for the good of living, but because the meat is savoryand the appetite is keen.1844 Essays: Second Series,'Nature'.
I started to see human beings as little lonesome, water based, pink meat, life forms pushing air through themselves and making noises that the other little pieces of meat seemed to understand. I was thinking to myself, 'There's five billion people here but we've never been more isolated.' The only result of the aggressive individualism we pursue is that you lose sight of your compassion and we go to bed at night thinking, 'Is this all there is?' because we don't feel fulfilled.devin townsend
Cursed be all those on land and sea who eat their fill, cursed be all those who starve yet raise no hand in protest, cursed be all the bread, the wine, the meat which day by day descends deep in the entrails of the exploited man and turns not into freedom's cry, the murderer's ruthless knife!Nikos Kazantzakis
The transfer of three shillings and sixpence a day to every labourer would not increase the quantity of meat in the country. There is not at present enough for all to have a decent share. What would then be the consequence?Chapter V, paragraph 3, lines 5-8 (An Essay on The Principle of Population (First Edition 1798, unrevised))
Many a man eating meat, but observing the cardinal virtues of compassion and truth , and living in the fear of God , is a better Hindu than a hypocrite who abstains from meat.Mahatma Gandhi, in Hinduism According to Gandhi : Thoughts, Writings and Critical Interpretation (2013), p. 22
Evolution is a process that never stops. Baboons who fail to exhibit moral behavior do not survive; they wind up as meat for leopards.Robert A. Heinlein, Expanded Universe, (1980), "The Pragmatics of Patriotism," (1973), address to the U.S. Naval Academy
The “meat” were there because of REAMDE, which had been present at background levels for several weeks now but that recently had pinballed through the elbow in its exponential growth curve and for about twelve hours had looked as though it might completely take over all computing power in the Universe, until its own size and rapid growth had caused it to run afoul of the sorts of real-world friction that always befell seemingly exponential phenomena and bent those hockey-stick graphs over into lazy S plots.neal stephenson