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Graduate Bulletin Pittsburg State University



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The question of the right to life extends far beyond the abortion issue to include the question of the moral obligations that humans have to all life on the planet. The usual justifications for denying the right to life to other animals are surprisingly flimsy. The article ends by turning the burden of proof on the human group: By what right do we assume that the earth is ours and that its inhabitants are our servants?

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