Their conversation is so full of treasures, it’s hard to distill it down to an essence. But I’ll try.
Per the reader’s request, I asked Michael Egnor to “defend the reality of objectively real morals.”
Radical environmentalists intend to thwart human thriving in order to “save the planet.”
A “manifesto” in the science journal Human Evolution declares that chimpanzees and bonobos should be considered legal “persons” with legally enforceable “rights.”
Note that “peaceful enjoyment by the inhabitants” is a very broad term that is not limited to human beings. Rather, it includes everything from grass, fish, and insects, to mice, snakes, and people.