In that august company, the sea urchin might have reckoned itself too obscure, too insignificant to merit attention.
Spike is here to proclaim—in tones of rejoicing—that all creatures can look forward to their eventual exploitation! None shall be overlooked! None shall be left out!
The suicidefood movement is a big tent. All are welcome within its sickly, grasping embrace! Let all have a
Sea urchins are every bit as capable of devoting themselves to the culinary whims of their human overlords as, say, those glory-hogging pigs and cows. They are finally shaking off centuries of neglect and saying, "No more shall you assume we wish to avoid being eaten! No more shall you fail to carve holes in our shells and properly handle our—in the words of the Commission—'liquid' and 'black parts!'"
What a day! Not only for echinodermkind, but for us all!
(Thanks to Dr. Jonathan for the referral.)