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Respecting Nonhuman Animals: A Thought Experiment
From Psychology Today blog: A strong case can be made for the view that animals, even much simpler animals, are intelligent and capable of basic feelings. Fish, for example, seem able to reason transitively, and they certainly behave as if they are subjects of pain and fear. Given that this is so, do they deserve the same level of respect as we do? Ought we behave towards them as we do to other humans? Here is a thought experiment that strongly suggests that the answer to bot