food for thought

According to Mary Eberstadt’s fascinating article “Is Food the New Sex?,” the puritanical kind of morality that was previously applied to sex is now applied to food.  Here’s her main idea in a nutshell: “The all-you-can-eat buffet is now stigmatized; the sexual smorgasbord is not.”

You can read all about broccoli, pornography and Kant right here.

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~ by Valerie Palmer on January 22, 2010.

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