Nature rights apply to individual animals. And, one would assume, to be consistent, to individual plants, insects, water, and (what the hell) germs too.
First principles matter, and those of transhumanism and Christianity could not be more contradictory.
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.
Transhumanists and futurists worry about guaranteeing rights for AI technologies when they attain “consciousness.”
The late Morris Goodman of Wayne State University argued that humans are “only slightly remodeled chimpanzee-like apes.”