Ethical History Museum Giveaway

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J. Baird Callicott on Environmental Ethics

Animal Ethics

There are intractable practical differences between environmental ethics and the animal liberation movement. Very different moral obligations follow in respect, most importantly, to domestic animals, the principal beneficiaries of the humane ethic. Environmental ethics sets a very low priority on domestic animals as they very frequently contribute to the erosion of the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic communities into which they have been insinuated.

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Ethical Beauty Website for Girls

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Here is an online magazine for girls promoting and educating about cruelty-free beauty products.

Ethical Veganism

Animal Ethics

Here , for your consideration, is the blog of a convert to ethical veganism

New Book on Ethics of Meat-Eating

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Sounds pretty powerful. I'm trying to come up with a book for my book club about animal rights. What do I choose? All of them are meat eaters, two because their "doctors" told them they had to eat meat. One is a huge supporter of animal research. I don't want anything too radical and was thinking about Dominion by Matthew Scully. But now we have "Eating Animals,"by Jonathan Safran Foer.

Online Survey on Ethics and Animals

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Covering both moral and strategic issues, the "Ethics and Animals" survey will provide a snapshot of our movement as of the present moment. Tags: Activism Current Affairs Ethics Language A new survey is getting the attention of many within the global animal protection community. Everyone is invited to participate and share their views on what's best for animals. The survey is at EthicsAndAnimals.questionpro.com , and its closing date has been extended to Monday, July 13, 2009.

Canadian Council Says Mouse Pain Study Was Ethical

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I understand that, per the researcher's words, you have to create pain to study pain, but was this study really necessary? There's just something that sits in my gut and says this is wrong. From CBC News. The research in question took place over many years and involved inducing various degrees of pain in mice using methods such as dipping their tails in hot water or injecting them with mustard oil or vinegar. The faces of the mice were then photographed to understand how they express pain. "No

J. J. C. Smart on Ethical Progress

Animal Ethics

If there has been progress in ethics recently it has been through the realization of some ethicists that animal happiness and suffering has to be considered equally with that of human beings. Smart , "Ethics and Science," Philosophy 56 [October 1981]: 449-65, at 450 [footnotes omitted

A Question for Animal Ethics Readers

Animal Ethics

Please read the post by Megan McArdle that Keith linked to in his post from yesterday. Then, click on "Comments" below to answer the question that Keith posed on his personal blog : Has anyone out there met someone who was persuaded to give up eating meat as a result of an argument? I'd love to know whether philosophical reflection and argumentation has had an impact on your moral attitudes toward animals or on the moral attitudes towards animals of someone you know. Let us hear from you. Thank

Enjoy of the Ethical Synergy of Healthy Eating in 2010!

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Elsewhere in this blog (see here , here , and here ), I have written about ethical synergy , the regularly observed phenomenon that simultaneously showing respect for persons (including oneself), animals, and the environment typically benefits all three groups (including oneself). Switching to a cruelty-free vegan diet is yet another powerful example of ethical synergy at work. January is the time of New Year's resolutions.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals?

Animal Ethics

As many of you know, I despise PETA. It does a great deal of harm to animals. See here for one example. With friends like PETA, animals don't need enemies

Meat, Cancer, and the Cumulative Case for Ethical Vegetarianism

Animal Ethics

Ethical vegetarianism is the thesis that killing and eating animals is morally wrong whenever equally nutritious plant-based alternatives are available. The case for ethical vegetarianism starts with several uncontroversial premises. The Bottom Line: The cumulative case for ethical vegetarianism is all the stronger when we realize that not only are there no good reasons to raise and kill animals for food, there are good reason not to. Ethical synergy at work

On Atheism and Veganism

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Meat the Facts Video

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Where Does Vegan Baby Sky Get Her Protein?

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Activism Current Affairs Ethics Food and Drink parenting environmentalism green parenting veganismI'm constantly asked about the details of Baby Sky's life. Where does she get her protein? How are her bones going to grow without cow's milk? You mean she's never eaten bacon?

Check out "The Bill"

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"The Animals We Use," Revised

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Activism Current Affairs Ethics LanguageAs anyone who writes and edits knows, it's far easier to produce a longer powerful, thorough piece than a shorter one. I intentionally deleted the entire section on the environment, I'm not dealing with the health benefits of not using animals, and meanwhile I wanted to present a logical progression of comments and questions that, for its perspective, was thorough. And all while remaining accurate with verbiage.

Hal Herzog's "Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat"

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He is an unabashed speciesist, putting humans on “a different moral plane from that of other animals” (11) due to various reasons, such as our “vastly greater capacity for symbolic language, culture, and ethical judgment” (11).

My New Favorite RSA Animate

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On Veganism and Adoption

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What Would Jesus NOT Do?

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Must-See Cartoon

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Must-See Video on Population Growth

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Orcas Have Some Pretty Big Brains

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Profile of "Pro-Test"

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Americans Still Support Wearing Fur and Animal Testing

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Happy Mother's Day!

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SAEN Files Complaints Against University of Washington Again

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animal abuse animal research Stop Animal Exploitation Now medical ethics animal welfare act University of Washington medical research animal laboratoriesFrom the normantranscript.com. An animal-rights group that watchdogs research facilities across the country has filed a federal complaint against the University of Washington, citing multiple incidents in which animals were injured, escaped from their cages or were found dead. The U.S.

The Function of Art is to Disturb

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Deadline Approaching for Animal Essays

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" Creative Nonfiction is seeking essays about the bonds--emotional, ethical, biological, physical, or otherwise--between humans and animals. Tags: Activism Current Affairs Ethics Language animal essays Creative Nonfiction We're looking for stories from a variety of viewpoints. For the past 16 years, Creative Nonfiction has devoted itself to publishing vividly-written literary nonfiction on a variety of topics. The postmark deadline is April 2, 2010."

Animal Person on Animal Voices

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Turtles All the Way Down

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Here is a post from Ethics Soup

How Do You Deal With Shopping?

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"Is an Animal a Legal Person?

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Greyhound Racing Officially Ends in Massachusetts

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Check Out "Field Trip" and Chime In

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Will You Check Out Food, Inc.?

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Animal Rights Zone Launches Today

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Ethics. Tags: Activism Current Affairs Ethics Today is the launch of. I'm excited to be a blogger for Animal Rights Zone because its target market is people who don't usually subscribe to blogs. Also, it has the added bonus of organizing my content better than I have.

Our Strange Relationship with Animals

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Henry S. Salt (1851-1939) on the Golden Rule

Animal Ethics

Salt , "The Rights of Animals," International Journal of Ethics 10 [January 1900]: 206-22, at 222 [italics in original; footnote omitted How, then, shall we sum up in a sentence the principle of our duties to the lower animals?

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