Imperfectly Perfect

Isn’t it weird that some of the flaws we usually found in others actually exist in us? Whether in the past, present or it might appear in the future, and it might not be on the same level. That’s why it is bad to judge other people. In fact, those flaws is what make us unique, and we must be aware that human nature generally is defective; let that sink in.

Take the Wheel

There’s a powerful and amazing maxim that says, “if it is to be, it is up to me.” That’s accountability at its best. Therefore, stop blaming others for your predicaments and start taking responsibility for your life. Your destiny is in your hands and you’re superior to your circumstances. Most aspect of your life are your responsibility, stop playing blame game and take control of your life.

Moderation is everything

Everything we practice or consume in life is like adding salt to our meal. If we add appropriate quantity of salt to our meal it will taste great. But if we add excessive quantity of salt it will mess up our meal. In a nutshell, some things or activities are better consumed or practiced moderately, as too much of them can be bad for us.

Animal Ethics

The Moral Status of Animals

Human beings usually justify their oppression and exploitation of non-human animals by pointing to supposed empirical differences. Few among the claimed differences is that non-human animals lacks certain psychological capacities, soul, and human genome. Therefore, some humans usually treat non-human animals as things without moral significance. In this article, I will discuss the moral significance of animals by elaborating the aforementioned differences.

What is it that really differentiates human beings morally from non-human animals? Most people will respond by citing some set of psychological capacities which human beings possess but non-human animals lack. For instance, human beings are self-conscious, rational, and autonomous. Human beings also have the ability to use language, and they have a moral sense. However, the problem with that response is that there are some human beings who lack or only possess the aforementioned abilities to the same level as certain animals; such as infants, severely mentally impaired persons, and demented persons. Therefore, if the criteria which determines moral status is the possession of higher psychological abilities, then those human beings who lack or possess the same level of psychological abilities as certain animals should possess equal moral status with those animals.

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