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Human Exceptionalism-Another Fool Term for Human Supremacy with the Same Flaws

Human Exceptionalism is the latest term to buzz around to describe the phenomenon of human supremacy. It is a clever term I would say, as it doesn’t have the bigot aura that supremacist carries. But in essence it means the … Continue reading

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Common Sense Animal Rights Summary

If you believe one should be ethical and compassionate to others then you have to extend this view as far as possible. If you don’t, then others can decide to pick and choose who deserves moral regard—which may conflict with … Continue reading

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Common Sense Anti-Vivisection Summary Argument

Vivisection is unethical. It is a perversion of altruism. The deliberate premeditated torture of innocent beings in ways that would not be done to the most despised criminals in history and calling it an act of compassion. Like evicting a … Continue reading

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Mark Twain on the Inferiority of Humans to other Animals, and Its Importance in the Animal Rights Argument

“I have been studying the traits and dispositions of the lower animals (so-called), and contrasting them with the traits and dispositions of man.  I find the result humiliating to me.  For it obliges me to renounce my allegiance to the … Continue reading

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The Common Sense Anti-Vivisection Argument

         The best argument against vivisection is grounded in common sense and is as irrefutable as basic mathematics.            Unfortunately,  the popular argument against (nonhuman) animal research  is often an emotional appeal using images of cruelty and/or relies heavily on … Continue reading

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The Common Sense Animal Rights Argument

       The foundation of the ethical arguments used to defend vivisection, the meat industry, and other forms of exploitation protested by animal rights campaigners is the belief in human supremacy. It is generally taken for granted by both sides of … Continue reading

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