Thanks for posting this. The image that vegans have as those who don't care about their fellow humans beings I think is one of the hurdles that vegan activists have to spend a lot of time jumping over. I can recall having…"
"Wonderful essay Paul!
It seems strange that when some humans are presented with the arguments put forth to defend the moral considerability of animals, that they take this to mean that acknowledging their moral worth equates to lowering every…"
"This was an extremely interesting interview! I'm looking forward to reading Dr. Knight's book when it comes out in paperback. Animal experimentation is, in my opinion, the hardest form of animal use to argue against.…"
Thank you for your reply. I agree with your idea that we can talk about the flourishing of plants and insects without attributing rights to them and that it is preferable for us to not hinder their flourishing when we can.
"I think we need to examine the common definitions of veganism. The criticisms of these common definitions can be devastating and discredit veganism if these criticisms are successful in making vegans appear nonsensical. How vegans answer…"
Very well put. I am interesting in learning about why you think insects are the sorts of beings who could or should have rights. Although I don't know a lot about insects, I do have questions about whether or not they have…"
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