Tag Archive: morality

Animal Torture Violates Rights: A Response to Walter Block

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This blog post originally appeared on C4SS, and is reprinted with the author’s permission. Introduction Walter Block is one of the most highly esteemed libertarian theorists in the world today.1 The Harold E. Wirth… Continue reading

Does Animals’ Meat-Eating Justify Our Own?

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    I do not think that humanity can justify its mass consumption of sentient non-human animals. However, some humans try to justify it by pointing to the carnivorous behavior of other species. “If… Continue reading

Chat Corner: Angie and Sebastian discuss Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

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After reading an article in The Atlantic titled “Why some women choose to be circumcised,” Angie and Sebastian discuss the moral and ethical dilemmas surrounding female genital mutilation (FGM), also known as female… Continue reading

Americans Love Murder

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How should we grapple with the use of violent death as a plot device – from our entertainment to our news cycles? As an undeniably dreary 2014 draws to a close, the subject… Continue reading