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Ween Has a Dream

Typically for Mondays, we give you some bit of hi-jinx or other tomfoolery for “Monday Mischief,” but today being Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we’re going to break for a somewhat more serious note. 477 more words

Celebrity Dachshund

How this all began

For me this all started at the University of Sussex studying Politics and Sociology.   A course on Rights lead me to the work of Peter Singer and the uncomfortable realisation that I couldn’t justify the suffering of living creatures just because I quite liked the taste. 377 more words

Effective Altruism

Be Moral, But Be Human First

– A Humanistic Critique of the Utilitarian Ground of Peter Singer’s Moral Philosophy

In the warring intellectual universe of our time, Peter Singer’s utility-grounded moral philosophy no doubt occupies a prominent position. 5,484 more words

Contemporary Moral Philosophy

Peter Singer and the Meaning of Life:

Peter Singer (2010) raises a very significant issue question in his video Peter Singer’s Ethics, “Isn’t there a question in what we spend our money on?” The structure of Singer’s argument is shown bellow in a table. 786 more words


My Greatest Year on the Planet

In a few weeks time I will have been on this planet for a quarter of a century, and none of those 12 months have been as good as the dozen that have just passed. 1,064 more words

Paddy Vipond

What Good Analytical Writing Looks Like

The other day I was looking at practice essays for the GRE people had posted online for feedback. And I learned that lots of people have no idea how to properly write essays. 1,655 more words


Peter Singer

“We are, quite literally, gambling with the future of our planet for the sake of hamburgers”

Recommended Reading
The Ethics of What We Eat: Why Our Food Choices Matter by Peter Singer