Activists branded with hot iron to expose animal cruelty (Paris)
Performance Artist Jacqueline Traide Gets Tortured Like an Animal to Raise Awareness for Animal Cosmetics Testing in Regent Street, London. Activists branded with hot irons, covered in blood and wrap...
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Pigs can be optimists or pessimists, depending on personality and mood, study finds
You can’t keep a positive pig down. A new study finds that, like humans, pigs can be optimists or pessimists, and that the pessimists are more strongly affected by their current environments.
Watch a vegetarian eat meat for the first time in 22 years
Stephanie Potakis, casting director at The Onion, hasn't consumed meats since fourth grade. So we took her to a steakhouse in Chicago and fed her expensive m...
Health Conditions Worsen As Aid Trickles Into Remote Hait
In this most western tip of Haiti, 300 patients with festering wounds lay silently on beds
Vegan mom charged with malnourishing 11-month-old son
A Pennsylvania mother has been charged with child endangerment after investigators found her 11-month-old son allegedly malnourished after being fed only nuts and fruit.
Plants Know They Are Being Eaten
Vegetarians and vegans pay heed. New research shows plants know when they're being eaten. And they don't like it. That plants possess an intelligence is not new knowledge, but according to Modern Far...
Look at what our obsession with white meat has done to chickens
Chickens look (a lot) different than they did 50 years ago. Americans prefer white meat. This 30 year trend is pushing the limits of what is biologically possible and humane.
400 Million Fewer Animals Were Killed for Food Last Year vs. 2007 Because People Are Eating Less Meat
From comments by Governor Jerry Brown to reports from the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, there’s widespread agreement that everyone needs to eat more plants. Where there’s less consensus,...
Clinical Depression: Symptoms and Treatment: Could Eating A Vegan Diet Cause Depression?
Can a Vegan Diet lead to depression? Eat healthy – that is the slogan you hear everywhere, and if you follow-up this popular appeal, it might definitely help you with multiple physical and mental heal...
This Earth Day, Watch Cowspiracy and Learn the Truth About Who is Destroying the Planet
This Earth Day, we want to make a statement that can't be ignored. We need as many people as possible to watch our groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary “Cowspiracy: The Sustainabili...
Kaimuki Restaurant Offers Fresh Start for Those Who Need a Hand
The restaurant — which serves healthy, locally sourced meals — is staffed by former convicts, prostitutes and victims of domestic violence, human trafficking and others in need of help. When Mary Nels...
CNN: Feeding the hungry, nourishing the soul
CNN Hero Narayanan Krishnan gave up a career as a chef to feed the homeless three meals a day in Madurai, India.
Will Environmentalists Fall For Faux Fish Made From Plants?
A handful of chefs and food companies are experimenting with fish-like alternatives to seafood. But the market is still a few steps behind plant-based products for meat and dairy.
Collectivism
Collectivism is any philosophic, political, religious, economic, or social outlook that emphasizes the interdependence of every human being. Collectivism is a basic cultural element that exists as the...
Confucianism
Confucianism, also known as Ruism, is an ethical and philosophical system, on occasion described as a religion, developed from the teachings of the Chinese philosopher Confucius (551–479 BCE). Confuci...
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Consequentialism
Consequentialism is the class of normative ethical theories holding that the consequences of one's conduct are the ultimate basis for any judgment about the rightness or wrongness of that conduct. Thu...
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Deontological ethics
Deontological ethics or deontology is the normative ethical position that judges the morality of an action based on the action's adherence to a rule or rules. It is sometimes described as "duty-" or "...
Divine command theory
Divine command theory is a meta-ethical theory which proposes that an action's status as morally good is equivalent to whether it is commanded by God. The theory asserts that what is moral is determin...
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Egalitarianism
Egalitarianism (from French égal, meaning "equal")—or, rarely, equalitarianism or equalism—is a trend of thought that favors equality for all people. Egalitarian doctrines maintain that all h...
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Hedonism
Hedonism is a school of thought that argues that pleasure is the primary or most important intrinsic good. In very simple terms, a hedonist strives to maximize net pleasure (pleasure minus pain).Ethi...
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Humanism
Humanism is a philosophical and ethical stance that emphasizes the value and agency of human beings, individually and collectively, and generally prefers critical thinking and evidence (rationalism, e...
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Natural law
Natural law, or the law of nature (Latin: lex naturalis; ius naturale), is a system of law that is determined by nature, and so is universal. Classically, natural law refers to the use of reason t...
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Neo-Confucianism
Neo-Confucianism (simplified Chinese: 宋明理学; traditional Chinese: 宋明理學; pinyin: Sòng-Míng Lǐxué often shortened to 理學) is a moral, ethical, and metaphysical Chinese philosophy influenced by...
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Nihilism
Nihilism (/ˈnaɪ.ɨlɪzəm/ or /ˈniː.ɨlɪzəm/; from the Latin nihil, nothing) is a philosophical doctrine that suggests the negation of one or more reputedly meaningful aspects of life. The Greek philosoph...
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