Peter Singer and Richard Dawkins

Two of my favourite thinkers chatting. This was for the documentary “The Genius of Charles Darwin”, which I have not seen.

I like it when Singer says to Dawkins (something to the extent of) “well if you do eat meat, you have a responsibility to know how they are raised and killed”.
I personally find it odd that Dawkins is a meat eater, even though he admits to Singer’s points.
Dawkins kind of just excuses himself by saying to Singer “well, you’re the most moral person I’ve met”.


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28 year old originally from Barrie, Ontario, Canada. H.B.Sc. from UofT with a major in chemistry and a double minor in philosophy and math. M.Sc. from UofT in physiology and neuroscience. Finished my Ph.D. in biomedical engineering at McMaster in the fall of 2013.
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One Response to Peter Singer and Richard Dawkins

  1. mikes barnes says:

    To quote Mac or Charlie or Dennis (can’t remember which one said it) : ‘This isn’t a morality contest.’

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