According to the scientific view there can be no knowledge, properly so-called, of these matters, no knowledge, strictly speaking, of theology or even about ethics: The lips cut off its retreat; the teeth seize upon it and crush it; it is soaked with saliva; the tongue kneads it and turns it over; an indrawing of breath forces it toward the gullet; the tongue lifts to start it on its slippery way, its fragrance is absorbed by the sense of smell, and down it travels to the stomach, there to undergo sundry ulterior transformations; and throughout the whole operation not one particle, no drop nor atom, escapes its fate of being thoroughly appreciated.
Kass Unclassified Anonymous Humanities; May/Jun 2009; 30, 3; Docstoc pg. 40 Reproduced with permission of the
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