Animal Rights from Cosmopolitan Perspective

Introduction Cosmopolitans hold that morality is a matter of choice, a choosing of principles of actions. The key tenet of cosmopolitanism is that an individual is a citizen of the cosmos not the polis and the inherent source of value comes from universal principles applicable to everyone. Values are formed in a certain context, but ‘thin’ and ‘thick’ values can be distinguished (Appiah 2007). Cosmopolitanism is largely influenced by the Stoic philosophy and Kant’s…

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Age of Annihilation

«We must now understand that our own well-being can be achieved only through the well-being of the entire natural world around us.» Thomas Berry As governments stared glass-eyed at what was unfolding in China earlier this year, the fragility of modern life’s interconnectedness was soon to be laid bare by a microscopic organism. Within a couple months of the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, airline travel from China had spread…

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About fascism. Donia Magdalena’s coffee

On August 24, 2014, militias led a column of prisoners of war of the Kiev cabal through the streets of Donetsk. People standing on the sidelines chanted with hatred «Fascists!». And the prisoners understood them. Because they are also Russian. What is happening in Ukraine? Slavic, Russian gene pool is being grinded. And on both sides. And the thousands of dead militia must be added to the thousands of dead «ukrov»…

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A fifth of countries worldwide at risk from ecosystem collapse as biodiversity declines, reveals pioneering Swiss Re index

39 countries have ecosystems in a fragile state on more than a third of their land – Malta, Israel, Cyprus, Bahrain and Kazakhstan have the lowest Biodiversity and Ecosystems Services (BES) ranking 55% of global GDP depends on high-functioning BES Major economies in Southeast Asia, Europe and the US exposed to BES decline Swiss Re…

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