Question about Animals - Stephen Maitzen responds

Is torturing an insect less immoral than torturing a non-human primate? Response from: Stephen Maitzen I take it that being tortured implies the experience of pain or other suffering (physical or
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Is torturing an insect less immoral than torturing a non-human primate? Response from: Stephen Maitzen I take it that being tortured implies the experience of pain or other suffering (physical or psychological) or, at the very minimum, the frustration of the victim's desires. Now, insect brains are surprisingly complex: according to Wikipedia,Is torturing an insect less immoral than torturing a non-human primate? Response from: Stephen Maitzen I take it that being tortured implies the experience of pain or other suffering (physical or psychological) or, at the very minimum, the frustration of the victim's desires. Now, insect brains are surprisingly complex: according to Wikipedia,. . .

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