Tag: animal welfare
The Fear of Suffering Is Driving Us Crazy
Our suffering phobia has triggered a harmful societal neurosis that has both subverted human exceptionalism and undermined societal common sense.
Studying Chimps Is “Politics by Other Means”
A recent book in which chimpanzee experts reflect on their work tells us a good deal about the chimpanzee expert world.
Local “Water Rights” Law Invalidated in Florida
“Nature rights” and “animal rights” activists will keep trying. And there is no denying they are making incremental inroads.
Engineer: Failing to See His AI Program as a Person Is “Bigotry”
Earlier this month, just in time for the release of Robert J. Marks’s book Non-Computable You, the story broke.
PETA Wrong Again: Milk Is Good for Your Heart
I have no complaint against people who refrain from consuming animal products. Making choices based on one’s moral view is an aspect of human exceptionalism.