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Brian Tomasik
(United Kingdom)

   
   
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Articles of Brian Tomasik
Suffering and ethics
http://www.scinetwork.org/suffering_and_ethics.php
Many ethical value systems feel that extreme suffering commands particular moral urgency compared with other priorities. The agony of, say, Medieval-style torture is not necessarily compensated by other, smaller benefits. We should give special attention to reducing the net expected suffering of all sentient beings when deciding our actions. Animals significantly outnumber humans, and most people view animals as less important. These factors suggest that there should be low-hanging fruit for ...





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