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(October 3, 2016 12:08 AM, by Bryan Caplan) The most compelling objection to animal rights, to my mind, has long been... bugs. Bugs are animals. Every human being directly kills bugs just by walking - and indirectly kills bugs by renting and buying constructed housing. Yet I've never... (0 COMMENTS)
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