Chicken Nuggets and the Civilizing Process

“In many of our meat dishes, the animal form is so concealed and changed by the art of its preparation and carving, that, while eating, one is scarcely reminded of its origin.”  Norbert Elias, The Civilizing Process.[1] Is the Chicken Nugget the most civilized of all foods?  Chicken nuggets tend to get a bad rap, as far as modern food goes, but I’d like to play the contrarian and argue that,… Read More »Chicken Nuggets and the Civilizing Process