The mainstream LW idea seems to be that the right to life is based on sentience.

The mainstream moral concept of LW is utilitarianism not deontology to the extend that there's a LW mainstream moral concept.

Does everyone think babies are sentient, or do they think that it's awful to kill babies even if they're not sentient for some reason, or what?

I don't most people here like dualistic thinking but consider being sentient to be a sliding scale.

Open thread, Jul. 25 - Jul. 31, 2016

by MrMind 1 min read25th Jul 2016133 comments


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