Do you see the potential for tremendous mischief and severe harm to human thriving that the nature-rights movement intends?
A bit ago, Germany’s high court created an absolute right to commit suicide and the concomitant right to have help in making oneself dead.
Apparently orcas are threatened in an area of Canadian waters. The government has suggested voluntary sanctuaries.
The story gushes that nature rights will restore ancient indigenous wisdom, meaning it will undermine Western civilization.
Thomas Hills argues that we will accord human-style rights to robots because we will come to empathize with them.