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originally posted by: JBurns
A reply to: Qumulys
For instance, at Thanksgiving, when half of a turkey goes to waste. To me, that's a waste of life. Otherwise, I don't see a problem with it.
All about personal choices. And that's just my opinion, anyhow.
originally posted by: Mianeye
a reply to: Forensick
Good point, though we would still need the maneuver animals produce for all the plants we are going to eat....
originally posted by: FormOfTheLord
Seems not many are interested in a civil discussion on morality, lots of name calling going on.
Just think of this question is it moral to eat animals if you dont need to?
Morality is the differentiation of intentions, decisions, and actions between those that are good or right and those that are bad, evil or wrong. Morality can be a body of standards or principles derived from a code of conduct from a particular philosophy, religion, or culture, or it can derive from a standard that a person believes should be universal. Morality may also be specifically synonymous with "goodness" or "rightness."
Moral philosophy includes moral ontology, or the origin of morals, as well as moral epistemology, or what is known about morals. Different systems of expressing morality have been proposed, including deontological ethical systems which adhere to a set of established rules, and normative ethical systems which consider the merits of actions themselves. An example of normative ethical philosophy is the Golden Rule which states that, "One should treat others as one would like others to treat oneself."
Immorality is the active opposition to morality, while amorality is variously defined as an unawareness of, indifference toward, or disbelief in any set of moral standards or principles.
This does not mean we should lose consideration for the suffering of other beings.
It is hypocritical when people do not want to be considerate toward other beings, but then will be angered when others are not considerate toward them.