Peter Singer. The Most Good You Can Do. Yale University Press, 2015. When I was a kid I once endured the indignity of traipsing door-to-door selling raffle tickets for my school. Most neighbors obligingly purchased a ticket for a prize they didn’t really want (an old donated car). But after listening to my sales pitch, one […]
Why Being Prolife Ain’t Easy
I continue to raid my vault of old CP articles so you can become acquainted with some rare gems. Well okay, that’s not exactly the reason. It is more like I need to get the copy-editing done on a book and to complete another book proposal for my agent by early next week, so in […]
Is eating turkey morally justified?
Since my American friends are enjoying their Thanksgiving turkey this evening, I thought it a good time to raise Gary Francione’s argument for vegetarianism (veganism actually). Francione is a well known animal rights activist, though something of a pariah in some circles because he disagrees sharply with other leading theorists in the movement like Tom […]