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Singer

  • Calls a person who does not think animal suffering matters a, "speciest".
  • Felt that Bentham considered the suffering of animals.

  • epicureanism- is a form of hedonism, someone who gets pleasure from little things in daily life (example: a hippy getting pleasures from living a "simple-life".
  • Bentham says pain & pleasure are biological, stemming from our central nervous system.
  • Pleasure & pain are feedback mechanisms.
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