But morality is not just an abstract concept for him; he has embodied it through his behaviour. He sets us a high moral example by his tireless campaigning for animal rights and his veganism.”
Wallace recalled with horror the beef stew he so publicly spooned into his mouth at lunchtime in the canteen. He wondered if anyone in the audience remembered. Thank God, he thought, neither the provost nor Lambe ever took their meals in public.
“He is also an outspoken critic of both the drink and tobacco industries.” He gulped water from the glass in front of him to suppress his new tobacco-induced bronchitis. His hand moved to his pocket to smooth the bulge of his cigarette packet.
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