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Discuss the moral implications of eating nonhuman animals.
Is it morally permissible to raise and kill animals to eat them in our society, where nutritious alternatives to animal foods are readily available?
If we were somewhere where there were inadequate non-animal foods, would that make a difference to the morality of using animals for food?
Which ethical theory (utilitarian, social contract, Kantian, etc.) is most consistent with your outlook on consuming animals?