Moral philosophers and non-philosophers have pretty much the same moral opinions, except when it comes to eating meat. 81% of non-philosophers think it’s okay to eat meat, but only 40% of moral philosophers think it’s okay.
The Christian Post: 1 in 8 living Americans (38 million people) have deconverted from Christianity. The “recently deconverted” is a huge demographic.
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News that matters:
- Pakistan’s flooding affects 20 million people, described as the worst humanitarian crisis in the world in decades.
- U.N. exonerates Shell for dumping twice as much oil in the Niger delta as BP did in the gulf of Mexico.
- Largest egg recall in U.S. history prompts hearing on food safety.
- Gates Foundation, a charitable organization claiming to help rural farmers around the world, increases its investment in Monsanto, the world’s largest threat to rural farmers.