1] After watching the videos about Sport Hunting and also about Peter Singer’s moral philosophy, do you accept the arguments or claims in favor of hunting for sport? Why or why not? If you do see hunting animals for sport as acceptable, how would you answer Peter Singer’s criticism that this makes you a speciesist? If don’t see it as acceptable, do you also agree with Peter Singer’s view on the equal consideration of the interests of all sentient beings in not being made to suffer? Have you, or someone you know, ever gone hunting to kill an animal for sport? What was it like to hunt and shoot the animal?
[2] New Jersey, among other states, as a serious problem with deer overpopulation. After watching the video on it, what solution do you see as the best and most morally acceptable one? No matter what solution we choose, are we being speciesist, as Singer uses the term, when we decide to reduce the deer population? Have you, or someone you know, while driving, ever hit a deer? What happened? How did the driver feel or react afterwards?