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Did I just find out where the Stargate writers got the idea for naming the forcibly-sterilizing, world-conquering, industrial farming race called the “Ashen” in Stargate SG-1? (season 4&5, I thnk)?

In his book Dominion, author Mathew Scully calls “factory farming” an “obvious moral evil so sickening and horrendous it would leave us ashen.”  (hat-tip: Blake Hurst @ The American)