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

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