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I just finished reading parts of  Dworkin's Justice for Hedgehogs. It claims to defend objectivism in ethics. Yet there is not a single mention of sentience, and of duties to non-human sentient beings.  (I may have missed a sentence).
That completely ignores the possibility that all moral value derives from the presence of consciousness and of feeling!
The entire Buddhist tradition -- perhaps as compassionate a tradition as we have had anywhere in human history -- must have been morally misguided !!

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