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New article about the exploitation of bees


A new article about the use of bees has been added to the new section on our website about animal exploitation, which was recently launched. While many people never give a thought to this topic, there are very powerful reasons to conclude these animals are sentient. They display very complex behaviors and have nervous systems centralized in brains. Despite this, their exploitation has typically received little attention, even though millions of these animals are killed every year in order to obtain products like honey and wax. This text gives... Read more

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Speciesism favors humans at the cost of harming nonhuman animals. If we believe justice requires impartiality, then we cannot accept speciesism as being just.

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