The Impossible Burger is Worth the Animal Testing

With the rising popularity of the Impossible burger has come reinvigorated scrutiny of the company’s decision to use animal testing.

Another Answer to the Livestock Problem

My impression is that the “what do we do with the leftover cows?” question-turned-argument has been increasing in popularity, so … More

Let’s Get Our Priorities Straight

One characteristic of a dogmatic belief system is that its members find themselves on a perpetual quest for purity. The … More

What The Eighth Amendment Reveals

Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted. That’s the Eighth Amendment … More

Embrace the Cognitive Dissonance

A friend once took issue with my “Love animals, don’t eat them” shirt, stating without a hint of self-awareness that … More

Hunting as Trolley Problem Veganism

Here’s a common dilemma in moral psychology and philosophy: a trolley is barreling down the tracks, heading straight for a … More

Is Sentientism the New Veganism?

I’ve written several times about the shortcomings of strict definitions of veganism. In particular, my concerns have focused on the … More