People For the Ethical Treatment of Plants: 4 Reasons Why the “Plant Sentience” Argument Doesn’t Work

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Whether you're a vegan who has been called a "plant murderer" by a non-vegan, a non-vegan who is trying (and failing) to be funny, or just someone with an affinity for plants, this is information you need to read.  The issue of plant sentience is being brought up more and more as a reason to … Continue reading People For the Ethical Treatment of Plants: 4 Reasons Why the “Plant Sentience” Argument Doesn’t Work

The End of the World May Soon Become a Reality

Well, it's finally here: December 21st, 2012, the so-called "end of the world".  I can't help but wonder, what if it was true?  What if today really is the last day of your life?  Looking back, do you have any regrets?  Is there anything in your life left unfinished?  Anything you wish you'd said to … Continue reading The End of the World May Soon Become a Reality

My Take on New York Times ‘Ethical Meat’ Contest

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A contest called Put Your Ethics Where Your Mouth Is by The New York Times, has recently tried to figure out who can write the best argument supporting the idea that meat is ethical.  Panelled by Mark Bittman, Jonathan Safran Foer, Andrew Light, Michael Pollan, and Peter Singer, I was eager to read what their picks would be. … Continue reading My Take on New York Times ‘Ethical Meat’ Contest