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In Walden, Henry David Thoreau writes
Whatever my own practice may be, I have no doubt that it is a part of the destiny of the human race, in its gradual improvement, to leave off eating animals, as surely as the savage tribes have left off eating each other when they came in contact with the more civilized.
Write a well-organized and well-developed essay in which you do the following:
Describe how a vegetarian diet compares to the ordinary American idea of food selection today.
Explain why vegetarians might make the diet selections they do and what impact they hope it makes on society at large.
Do you agree that non-meat diets are evidence of the human race gradually improving? Why or why not.