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Justification of Cockroach Cyborgs

Is it ethical to sell kits that turn cockroaches into cyborgs? Here’s a company that does exactly that: www.backyardbrains.com … and here’s the introduction of their explanation of their justification: Our experiments are not philosophically perfect and without controversy; however, … Continue reading

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Utilitarianism

Series: Numb3rs Season: 1 Episode: 3 Episode title: Vectors When they apprehend Weaver, toward the very end of the episode: Step back off the curb, away from the church. Is all this truly necessary? You wanted to prove your virus … Continue reading

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The Moral Lives of Animals

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