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Epicureanim is a form of hedonism
Hedonist seek pleasure
Virture ethics-less important of what you do, then the person you are
Hippie life- simple
Epicures said "every pleasure comes with pain"
For sigh the question to ask whether when we decide if animals deserve ethical treatment is whether they can suffer"
Suffering is the relevant ethical category
Singer calls someone who doesn't think animals suffering matters-a spiciest
— Bentham considered the suffering of animals
THE BIG QUESTION IS… WHETHER OR NOT ANIMAL SUFFERING MATTERS??
Singer- his argument
-Animal suffering needs to be taken as serious as humans

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