Ethics question?

Animal rights activists waged a highly effective campaign against the practice of seal hunting, an activity that constituted the heart of Canadian Inuit culture and identity. The campaign devastated the Inuit economy and created a host of health, social, and cultural problems for them. Whose moral outlook would likely be kinder to the Inuit on this issue?

A. Aquinas’s

B. Peter Singer’s

C. Tom Regan’s

D. a combination of Singer’s and Regan’s

3 Answers

  • Anonymous
    2 years ago
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    A. Aquinas would simply quote the bible that creation belongs to mankind and that the Inuit were given seals by god.

    • Lv 7
      2 years agoReport

      thank you.

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  • Athena
    Lv 7
    2 years ago

    So the clubbing of baby seals should be allowed even though non-violent alternatives are available.

    Is that your point?

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  • 2 years ago

    "Inuit in the Canadian Arctic hunt adult ringed seals, which are taken over the course of the year. A multi-day hunting trip might result in a catch of a few animals that are used primarily for food. This is far removed from Canada’s East coast hunt, which in a matter of a few weeks slaughters tens or hundreds of thousands of newly-weaned harp seal pups less than three months old for their fur.

    IFAW does not oppose the killing of seals for food, clothing and other products for local use by indigenous peoples."

    Who told you otherwise? YouTube has some interesting videos of Inuits hunting seals.

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