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Ted Kirkpatrick and Animal Cruelty

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  • pancreasman
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    Originally posted by whag View Post
    I've been listening to a lot of Ted Kirkpatrick recently, Christian drummer for Tourniquet and avowed animal rights advocate. He seems like a sweet Christian and a cool person to hang with. He's like a non-annoying Morrissey. But is it irrational to get the choked up over animal suffering and loss?

    http://imgur.com/gallery/UERWdIN

    Teleologically, do we know why animal suffering--whether natural (like the above) or human caused (like factory meat production)--makes human beings sad? Maybe it's just a cultural construct or an anthropomorphic projection.
    Hmm. I don't think it is. I think it's part of broader, inclusive principe of reciprocity and defensible from that perspective. The closer an animal is to a a state of consciousness similar to mine, the more I abhor its suffering.

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    Ted Kirkpatrick and Animal Cruelty

    I've been listening to a lot of Ted Kirkpatrick recently, Christian drummer for Tourniquet and avowed animal rights advocate. He seems like a sweet Christian and a cool person to hang with. He's like a non-annoying Morrissey. But is it irrational to get choked up over animal suffering and loss?

    http://imgur.com/gallery/UERWdIN

    Teleologically, do we know why animal suffering--whether natural (like the above) or human caused (like factory meat production)--makes human beings sad? Maybe it's just a cultural construct or an anthropomorphic projection.
    Last edited by whag; 12-09-2014, 11:28 PM.

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