Can we talk about Cecil the Lion?

10,000 Birds

And you’ve posted a link to a petition to an airline to ask them to stop transporting trophies. The killing of Cecil was equated with murder, a moral crime rather than a symptom of a ecological problem. And don’t forget that Africa’s population continues to grow, putting more and more pressure on the land and many eyes watch the remaining wild spaces asking why the animals should have them and not hungry families. Hi there.

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Prima Facie vs. Ultima Facie Wrongness

Animal Ethics

He thinks that the treatment of animals in factory farms is morally unjustifiable, and yet, he continues to support those practices financially by purchasing and eating meat and animal products. It goes something like this: Yes, I agree that factory farming is morally unjustifiable and ought to be abolished. Since it would not be wrong to eat the flesh of animals raised in that manner, eating meat is not morally wrong! [As

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