The problem comes when, in order to win our acceptance, double-talk is used to pretend that a cult is something other than what it is.
Peter Singer has argued that animals, like humans, deserve protection because of their ability to suffer.
My title is adapted from a 2012 article by two philosophers, Alberto Giubilini and Francesca Minerva.
I am a biologist, a worker in a field with a sorrowful history of categorizing human beings by race, arranging them in a false hierarchy.
“We are always told that ‘strict guidelines will protect against abuse.’ It’s always been baloney.”