Can actions be objectively right or wrong?
It lies in Philosophy more than in Economics. And it lies in you.
There are nearly 7 chickens alive right now in cages if you are a meat-guzzler, but 0 if you are a Vegan. Whether it is right to fund this industry matters. (2009, The Economist reported 6.84 chickens alive per person in the US). And yes, it’s more than ‘meat tastes so good’. (Which it does). I’m going to have a look at some philosophical flaws of Veganism (and Vegetarianism) regarding animal ethics. Continue reading “A Critique of Veganism.”
…if you are not a nihilist. One of the greatest difficulties with uncertainty is that, although you are unsure what the effects – if any – of your actions are, you cannot escape moral decisions.Continue reading “Moral decisions are inescapable”
*guilt trip alert*
If you have recently treated yourself to a cup of coffee, or a meal out, you probably don’t view that as murder. That’s perhaps a good thing, or everybody would be super depressed. It costs likely less than £3.50 per month of life you save – these acts of self-indulgence cost more than you think.Continue reading “How your morning coffee kills”