Deaths-head Jester

[The Project]
[The ApocaDocs]
[Equal Share]
The Six Scenarios:
[Species Collapse]
[Infectious Disease]
[Climate Chaos]
[Resource Depletion]
[Biology Breach]


It's weekly, funny, and free!


More than 5,600 stories!

A great gift
for crisis deniers!

The ApocaDocs have a Book!
Humoring the Horror of the
Converging Emergencies
94 color pages
$24.99 now $15!
Or read FREE online!


Ping this story
in social media:

Posted Sun Sep 6 2009: from New Scientist:
Pain-free animals could take suffering out of farming
"If we can't do away with factory farming, we should at least take steps to minimise the amount of suffering that is caused," says Adam Shriver, a philosopher at Washington University in St Louis, Missouri. In a provocative paper published this month, Shriver contends that genetically engineered pain-free animals are the most acceptable alternative.... "I'm offering a solution where you could still eat meat but avoid animal suffering."...
[Read more stories about: GMOs, koyaanisqatsi]
This item will appear in our PANIQuiz!

No reader quips yet -- be the first!

Got a PaniQuip?

Your Quip (limit 140 characters, no links, just wit):

First name:

The text shown in the Web image to the right:

We reserve the right to reuse, remove, or refuse any entry.

'Doc Michael says:
I'm... speechless. And it's painful.
I wonder if there's a way to take the soul out of humans? That would also let us eat meat guilt-free.

More stories:
  • Oil Spin
  • Thumbs up to geo engineering, thumbs down to carbon taxes from Lomborg group
  • (Pain-free animals could take suffering out of farming)
  • Moratorium on coal ash dumping declared
  • Our PCBs: Forgotten but not gone

  • Want to explore more?
    Try the PaniCloud!
    Copyright 2010 The