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A Moral Dilemma Dilemma

The following quote by Peter Singer presents a moral thought experiment:

To challenge my students to think about the ethics of what we owe to people in need, I ask them to imagine that their route to the university takes them past a shallow pond.

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Philosophy

My Actual Dream About Peter Singer

The following is an actual dream (nightmare) I had. As far as I know, it doesn’t mean anything. I have no idea why Peter Singer was in it, but I only wish him good health and safe travels. 283 more words

Philosophy

Book Review - The Life You Can Save

A risk run by talking about donating money is that of sounding like an egotistical do-gooder. It’s a fine line to tread between that and simply trying to spread information on how to really make a difference this century. 588 more words

Book Review

The Reducetarian Movement

As an ethical vegan, I would love it if everyone in the world was vegan!

As a practical vegan, I know that’s not going to happen – at least not in my lifetime! 1,857 more words

Vegan

The Hierarchy of Animal Rights

Animal rights issues, as previously discussed, tend to ignite arguments about the types of animals that should or should not receive rights. Donald VanDeVeer takes offense with the opinions of animal rights advocates Paul Singer and Tom Regan… 1,373 more words

Environmental Ethics

For the Love of Animals

The Animal Liberation movement has long been viewed as a radical, terrorizing group of people that violently protest animal laboratories or commit arson without regard to human achievement, but this is simply not the case for those who believe in the liberation of animals by the systematic oppression of humans. 767 more words

Environmental Ethics

Dr. Elizabeth Yuko appointed to international bioethics advisory board

Fordham University Center for Ethics Education bioethicist Dr. Elizabeth Yuko has been appointed to the Advisory Board of the Global Bioethics Initiative (GBI), an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to improving quality of life in vulnerable populations globally, through research, education and policy change recommendations. 130 more words

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