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Every mouth for herself: On death, hope and the eating of meat.


We've all loved creatures who've died. What a mystery, right? Eating that mystery is part of partaking in it. Death is the god of life's way of telling you she doesn't love you anymore. We have learned to deal with the loss of love and the loss of life. This is just another way into that confrontation with death, loss, and ourselves.

In a Moment of Truth, Jeff Dorchen spills his guts about eating meat - from the goats of Chicago's Little Village, to the chickens at his Bangladeshi butcher - and explains why he's actually pretty OK with wholesale, ethnically-justified bloodlust in humanity's anarchic BBQ at least for now, while it's still hot and he's still hungry.

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Jeff Dorchen

According to his contacts on LinkedIn, Jeff Dorchen can do just about anything. He’s a visual artist, songwriter/musician, actor, essayist, poet, playwright and screenwriter.


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