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I was a strict vegetarian for twenty years. Then someone offered me a scallop. That plump, muscly perfect circle, geometrically a marvel, a white coin jetting hot juice: Oh glorious bivalve, cookie-of-the-sea, you gave your life for me!
We are not separate from nature, we are a part of it. The web of life, the rhythm of the seasons, supports us as much as it does any other animal, any other life.