Bees Feel Pain. Therefore…Insect Rights?
As we learn more from research about how various life forms respond to experiences, a more complex picture may raise political issues.
Engineer: Failing to See His AI Program as a Person Is “Bigotry”
Earlier this month, just in time for the release of Robert J. Marks’s book Non-Computable You, the story broke.
Bioethicists: Insects Are People, Too!
We have even seen one professor declare the supposed personhood of peas. Now, it is insects’ turn at being anthropomorphized.
PETA Wrong Again: Milk Is Good for Your Heart
I have no complaint against people who refrain from consuming animal products. Making choices based on one’s moral view is an aspect of human exceptionalism.
Smith: Personhood for Animals? What About Plants?
Bioethicist Wesley Smith examines the meaning of the term “personhood” and its implications for human rights.