If the current trend continues, “river rights” will exert a tremendously destructive force.
Novelist Barbara Kingsolver seriously asserts, in her review of a novel in which trees are characters, that they are people too.
The Alfie Evans saga continues to roil the U.K., and it is increasingly looking like the Terri Schiavo case.
Says Jonah Goldberg, “One cheer (and maybe two) for non-human personhood.”
The potential deleterious consequences to humankind from “nature rights” are beyond measuring — except to trial lawyers.