utilitarianism

Offsetting is egoistic – but less egoistic than you, so (kind of) embrace it!

If correctly interpreted, the common objections against environmental (and maybe other types of) offsetting are not valid critiques of offsetting, but instead more generally of our consumerist lifestyle. Rather than bad, offsetting is the very least to do, given that we anyway don’t abstain from spending money on inessential things while millions starve and […]

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Is Bioism as problematic as Speciecism?

Many of us are afraid of intelligent machines to eventually take control. But here a thought: Is this fear partly based on what I’m inclined to call an ethically problematic “bioism” limiting our empathy and care to humans as well as to – for those not too speciecistic – biological living […]

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