All the arguments to prove man’s superiority cannot shatter this hard fact: in suffering the animals are our equals. – Peter Singer http://ift.tt/1TFiwdU
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Alexander Boot: "the modern mind can conceive of inanities that in the past would have been regarded as telltale signs of madness"
“Conveniently untethered and fashionably open, the modern mind can conceive of inanities that in the past would have been regarded as telltale signs of madness. Who in his right mind would, for example, have argued in favour of two men getting married? 134 more words
Since we recently discussed Do-Gooders in class, let me tell you about one.
Not everyone knows the name Sean Doolittle. To the casual baseball fan, he’s a relief pitcher with a scraggly beard but little do they know about the charitable things he’s doing off the mound. 488 more words
“Do you consider yourself a good person,” I was recently asked in earnest. “I do,” I replied, and continued that I consider myself to be especially morally sensitive – by which I mean I often think about the whether a thing is right or wrong, and try to reason my way to an answer. 987 more words