Moral Vegetarianism, Part 11 of 13

Animal Ethics

Whereas those arguments maintain that grain-eating animals should not be slaughtered, this argument is at least consistent with the position that they should be: grain-eating animals, it might be maintained by a new moral vegetarian, should be slaughtered to prevent them from eating more grain and producing new grain-eating offspring. Nobody wants existing animals to be slaughtered. For an explanation of this feature, click on “Moral Vegetarianism” at the bottom of this post.