Discussion 10: Consider the Lobster (UX3)

Read the following essay, a beautiful argument by the late, David Foster Wallace, that later became a book by the same name. Then answer the questions below:

Consider the Lobster' by David Foster Wallace from Gourmet Magazine

Another link to the article which may work better is:  https://www.gourmet.com/magazine/2000s/2004/08/consider_the_lobsterd996.html?printable=true

What exactly does Foster Wallace want us to consider? Did he reveal in the essay something that made you think differently? What's the point of his footnotes being so long? At the center of his argument is this question: "Is it all right to boil a sentient creature alive just for our gustatory pleasure?" What conclusion do you think he ultimately comes to?

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