Hikers need to reconcile two contradictory ideas before hiking in bear country: The odds of being injured by bears are quite remote. But you also can’t ignore the potential for bear attacks. The stakes are simply too high, so it's essential to follow bear safety tips. The Greater Yellowstone Coalition puts the chances of being injured by a grizzly bear in Yellowstone National Park at one in 1.9 million. But in July 2011, the park experienced its first bear-related fatality since 1986 when a grizzly sow defending her cubs attacked two hikers on the Wapiti Lake Trail.
An environmental theory that has come about because of the issues of treating animals as people has been whether or not the animals kept in captivity will face the loss of their habitat, will face the detrimental effects of global warming with no way to be rescued and also may be targeted by hunters. “Others worry about animals themselves. Steve Feldman, spokesman for the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, says that keeping and breeding animals in captivity is sometimes the only way to safeguard a species. Opponents of captivity, he argues, too often ignore the reality of habitat loss, global warming, hunters, and poachers threatening species in the wild,” according to Berdik (2013). It is a very real possibility that by releasing an animal from captivity and essentially treating them as a human that the animal could face complete loss of their natural habitat and may end up extinct or near-extinct due to hunters targeting them.
Paxton George concludes that vegetarian diets are not morally superior to diets that include the consumption of animal products; she advocates a view that treats dietary choices as expressing “intersubjectively valid aesthetic [as opposed to moral] values” (171). In what follows, I address Adams’s and Paxton George’s concerns and lay out a contextually sensitive, virtue ethics-based approach to ethical eating that is both morally defensible and readily practicable. I believe Paxton George is correct to claim that Adams’s unqualified endorsement of feminist-vegetarianism/ veganism actually privileges adult males in industrialized countries.
The NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) is trying to get many sports teams to change from using Indians as they’re Mascot. Many people find this offensive since they portray them as nice friendly characters. "We're not so happy about the fact that they didn't make the decision to ban the use of Indian team names and mascots," Says Anishinabe-Ojibwe Nation(Source E) in Minnesota. As stated in the quote the chief is not pleased with the Indian name being disgraced and dishonored. They problem with this is that most teams and clubhouses don’t care about the Native Americans.
Deer with CWD need to get killed so that the rest of the deer population can be healthy. Next, CWD has had many direct effects. It caused many people not to want to hunt or spend as much money due to the fact that a person shouldn’t consume any meat from a deer with CWD. This hurts many sporting goods stores that sell gear for hunting. Also, it hurts many meat processing companies.
The Horsemeat scandal contravenes the law as many company’s such as ‘Tesco’, ‘Iceland’, ‘Lidl’ and ‘Aldi’ were misleading their customers into thinking they sold beef whereas in fact they were caught selling horse meat which was a breach of the law. Consumer protection from unfair trading regulation 2008 also limits marketing as customers have a right to be treated fairly and honestly. Therefore aggressive sales tactics and dishonest promotions are strictly not allowed. Advertising special offers that aren't in stock is called bait advertising. An example of this is a camera shop runs a national advertising campaign offering cameras at a low price compared to its competitors.
Disagree argument with Chu Hsien-jer After reading “Film Addresses Taiwan’s Lack of Respect for Animals,” I find that I disagree with what Chu has said. First of all, Chu claims that “[w]e have animal protection laws, but Taiwan's law enforcement is far from satisfactory.” Chu brings out the issue only, but he doesn’t tell us how to solve this problem. On the other hand, Chu talks about the impairing animal in the interview throughout his life experience, whereas his father’s friend abandoned several pet dogs and some of which suffered from a skin disease to show us we overlook the right of animals, but be curious how one man’s experience can represent public. Furthermore, Chu tries to use terms such as “always” and “anything” in the following sentence, “Consider conversations [held between people who live in Taiwan] are always about real estate prices and the stock market. Because people don't care about anything but economic development, they overlook animal rights[,]” to emphasize his own theory by this form of hyperbole.
Should one strive for absolute moral saintliness? First in my essay I will discuss some strongest Wolf’s arguments in favour of avoiding moral saintliness; after that, I will consider several arguments against and, finally, I will draw my conclusions. Arguments in favour of avoiding moral saintliness First argument is that moral saints cannot develop any significant non-moral interests. If one is devoting all his time for helping poor people he naturally cannot play golf, read novels or do any other enjoyable but not charitable activity, which make one’s character richer and more well-rounded. However, it is not only about lack of time.
In fact, other sources point to the fact that McDonald’s is much further from these goals than the soya initiative's apparent success would indicate. Suppliers in McDonald’s supply chain are still employing practices that are contrary to the sustainability goals. For example, on the issue of animal welfare, the chickens raised for McDonald’s white meat products live in terrible conditions (Kenner 2008). The main problem is that McDonald’s does not use strict enough auditing measures on its suppliers regarding sustainable practices and corporate social responsibility. As a result of this lax auditing of its suppliers, McDonald’s was forced to retroactively create a large-scale soya initiative, enacted after Greenpeace’s outcry.
In both fights the swordsmen emptied their minds and fought mentally. Question How would a Daoist view hunting regulations in todays society? Answer Daoist would view todays hunting regulations as a negative act, because they are concerned with the relationship among humans and animals, which are all part of the universe. In our opinion we believe Daoist would disagree with the act of hunting as a sport however, hunting as a tool for survival and a means of gathering food would be seen as acceptable because it’s a natural process of living.