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The Morals of Meat Eating

Summary: James Rachel's "Moral Defense of Vegetarianism", argues that the consumption and use of animals for food is wrong, while Michelle Carter's article, "Medium Rare Morals: A Moral Justification of Meat Eating", counters Rachel's basic argument and finds eating meat is justified.
The morals of meat-eating

Is eating meat morally right? This is the basis for every argument for or against vegetarianism. In James Rachel's "Moral defense of vegetarianism", he states that he feels the consumption and use of animals for food is wrong. While Michelle Carter's article, "Medium Rare Morals: A Moral Justification of Meat Eating", counters Rachel's basic argument that eating meat is morally wrong.

There are multiple reasons stated in Rachel's article on why it is wrong to eat meat. The main point in her article is that to eat meat is to support a cruel system of meat production. Rachels argues against Kant's belief that animals do not have a moral standing and are merely a means to an end, which is man. Rachels believes that animals should not be one of these ends, and are not around to simply satisfy mans taste...

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