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Celebrated moral philosopher Peter Singer: It's okay to rape the mentally disabled

Do you know someone who’s mentally disabled?

If so, you should know that celebrated moral philosopher Peter Singer says it’s okay for them to be raped. 1,049 more words

United States

Should Victoria introduce laws permitting doctor assisted suicide?

Who can live and not see death,  or who can escape the power of the grave? (Psalm 89)

Pastors are one of the few professions who travel with people from birth through to death. 1,639 more words

Australia

Meat Matters

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 40 odd years, you’ll probably be familiar with Peter Singer and his work on animal equality. 1,363 more words

Philosophy

How Responsible Am I?: Addressing Our Ignorance With The Help Of Singer

A Personal Note

I believe that I am truly blessed with the ability to rationalize and feel empathy. For me, awareness of what I can do to create a positive impact as just one individual pertains some type of responsibility as a capable human being on this earth. 2,422 more words

Ethics

Ethics In The Real World

Ethics In The Real World
82 Brief Essay on Things That Matter
By Peter Singer
Princeton University Press – £19.95

No man is liberated from fear who dare not see his place in the world as it is; no man can achieve the greatness of which he is capable until has has allowed himself to see his own littleness. 487 more words

Philosophy

Animals eat each other, so why shouldn't we eat them?

People criticise and mock vegetarians quite a lot. I’m always happy to be laughed at and I’ve taught my kids that this is a good thing because it means you are making someone else happy and there’s nothing bad about that. 520 more words

Journal

The Life You Can Save - 2016 Year in Review

I never thought the day would come when I would be enthusiastic about reading an annual report, but it just happened; The Life You Can Save’s 2016 Year in Review… 382 more words

Effective Altruism