This quote from a Mother Earth News interview with Joel Salatin called "Everything He Wants to Do is Illegal", sums up my feelings today. He says it better than I could anyways.
"The industrial food system views plants and animals as inanimate protoplasmic structure to be manipulated, however cleverly the human mind can conceive to manipulate it.
I would suggest that a society that views its life from that egocentric, disrespectful, manipulative standpoint will view its citizenry the same way . . . and other cultures." -Joel Salatin, Polyface Farms
Read the article here: http://www.motherearthnews.com/Sustainable-Farming/Joel-Salatin-Interview.aspx?page=4#ixzz1ljB1KgQA