Based on the chat-room comments, I was viewed by the college students who watched as the skunk at the party for defending human exceptionalism.
When we give up human exceptionalism, we go a bit mad and soon are eating our own tails.
Do you see the potential for tremendous mischief and severe harm to human thriving that the nature-rights movement intends?
For the University of Chicago to turn its back on free speech would be like a Christian college turning its back on Christianity. It couldn’t happen.
Think cattle herds suing ranchers or lab animals suing universities — not to improve care but to liberate from all human use.