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Reply to Huemer on Ethical Treatment of Animals (including Bugs)

(October 11, 2016 12:06 AM, by Bryan Caplan) Here's my reply to Mike Huemer's reply to my challenge to animal rights. Huemer's in blockqutes, I'm not. I don't think the best way of determining whether x is true is by seeing whether x-advocates are hypocritical or morally flawed.I... (0 COMMENTS)
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