Prima Facie vs. Ultima Facie Wrongness
DECEMBER 23, 2006
He clearly thinks that it is wrong to cause animals to suffer unnecessarily, but he appears to be somewhat ambivalent about killing animals (provided the killing is carried out humanely). Problem #1 Let us temporarily assume for the sake of argument that it would be permissible to eat the flesh of an animal who was raised humanely and killed entirely painlessly. Over 95% of all animals raised for food in the U.S. Is it necessary for us to kill animals for food?