Why I Don't Eat Faces: A Neurophilosophical Argument for Veganism

Why I Don't Eat Faces: A Neurophilosophical Argument for Veganism

by David Christopher Lane
     
 

The moral imperative behind vegetarianism is precisely this: To imagine the pain of an animal and then to ask yourself one straightforward question: Do I need to kill it in order to live? And, if you do not need to eat animals to live a good life, then ask yourself the following, and perhaps more pertinent, questions: Is slaughtering a cow, beheading a… See more details below

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The moral imperative behind vegetarianism is precisely this: To imagine the pain of an animal and then to ask yourself one straightforward question: Do I need to kill it in order to live? And, if you do not need to eat animals to live a good life, then ask yourself the following, and perhaps more pertinent, questions: Is slaughtering a cow, beheading a chicken, or hooking a fish necessary? Is my palate the driving force behind my ethical values?

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ISBN-13:
9781565432659
Publisher:
Mount San Antonio College/Philosophy Group
Publication date:
06/14/2014
Pages:
34
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.08(d)

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