Bush doesn't present himself as a realpolitik politician.
More often there's a compromise between ethics and expediency.
The notion that human life is sacred just because it is human life is medieval.
I think ethics is always there; it's not always a very thoughtful or reflective ethics.
I don't think there's anything in the compromise that means that there's a clash of ethics.
I don't think nationalism is alone holding the field; it's in contention with a lot of different things.
All the arguments to prove man's superiority cannot shatter this hard fact in suffering the animals are our equals.
All the arguments to prove man's superiority cannot shatter this hard fact: in suffering the animals are our equals.
An animal experiment cannot be justifiable unless the experiment is so important that the use of a brain-damaged human would be justifiable.
I'm a Utilitarian, so I don't see the rule against lying as absolute; it's always subject to some overriding utility which may prevent its exercise.