Moral Schizophrenia

I first came across the the term “moral schizophrenia” (Greek origin: schizo– ‘split’; phrenia ‘mind’) through Prof. Guy Francione’s arguments (e.g. see *here* and *here*). Having then used this term critically in previous discussions regarding humans and their (immoral) treatment of other animals, I found the latest post (Aug 14), “In defense of the term moral schizophrenia“, (written by the wonderfully eloquent and articulate owner of the blogsite “Unpopular Vegan Essays“) to be of particular interest.

This straightforward and to-the-point YouTube video, which visually serves to underpin the arguments in the post, deserves be watched and reflected on by a wide audience, and certainly by all those whose ideas and actions matter to us (friends, family, colleagues etc.).


About Richard J White

I am currently employed as a Reader in Human Geography. Having completed my doctoral thesis at The University of Leicester (Department of Geography) I worked as Research Assistant at The University of Warwick (Institute for Employment Research). I joined Sheffield Hallam University as a Lecturer in Economic Geography in 2006, and was the Course Leader for the B.A. (Hons) Human Geography degree between 2013-2015. Teaching Interests I have a broad interest in many radical approaches within both Human Geography, and other related social sciences. My particular expertise explores alternative/ post-capitalist forms of work and organization; anarchist and dissident geographies; geographies of activism and resistance; and critical animal geographies.
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