In The Mirror of Production Baudrillard scolded Marx for idealizing productive labor even as he condemned the capitalist system built upon it. Marx insisted
productive labor could and would be beautiful and humane, and did not anticipate that we would instead move past production to a culture of consumption. As our own culture of consumption prepares to move beyond meat, many cooks insist the best cuisine involves serving meat
in a way that is more palatable. It is happening at Elsmere and it’s a step in the right direction, even if signs point to more radical steps ahead.
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