Speciesism favors humans at the cost of harming nonhuman animals. If we believe justice requires impartiality, then we cannot accept speciesism as being just.
Individuals that have a capacity for positive or negative experiences can be harmed or helped by our actions. Ecosystems and biocenoses cannot.
To be conscious is to be able to have some kind of subjective experience or awareness of something. In addition to humans, many nonhuman animals are conscious.
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