I can write those words. I understand their meaning. But I can’t comprehend such an utter rejection of human exceptionalism.
A philosopher and a bioethicist want a “Jane Goodall” to come forward as “an ambassador for rats.”
This kind of thinking drives me nuts. First, we don’t treat animals as mere things or as being akin to inanimate objects.
“Animal standing” is really a Trojan horse to allow animal rights extremists to seek court rulings enforcing their own ideology.
Peter Thiel assailed the “Atheist Church,” as he calls the universities, calling for outsiders to push for a reformation that the academic priesthood will never undertake on its own.