The argument is important for the inanity of its logic and its implications for human exceptionalism and the protection of innocent life.
A reader’s metaphor may clarify attitudes that underlie a range of views touching on human dignity and human exceptionalism.
Environmentalism is going mad.
Attempts to deny the exceptional qualities of human beings and conflate us with animals share a tendency to self-destruct.
The message, of course, is that humans are not the least bit exceptional.