Dingo the Dissident

THE BLOG OF DISQUIET : Qweir Notions in the Armpit of Diogenes by DINGO the DISSIDENT binge-thinker since February 2008.

Thursday, 30 September 2021

The Utilitarian Principle

of the greatest good for the greatest number
(which is the basis of majoritarian and coalition democracy)
was never applied to our fellow-creatures -
some of which we rear in misery for food
- and so they suffer for what we pettily presume
to be "the greater good".

And not just animals, either:
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/20/science/cactus-trafficking-chile.html


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