Singer (All Animals Are Equal Quiz) Name: Circle the best answer. Answer only 5. According to Singer, are there important differences between humans and other animals? What does this mean for differences in rights for humans and animals? Most animals do not have the human capacity for rationality. Therefore only humans have a right to life. There are differences between humans and other animals. Despite these differences, animals do share equality with humans. There are differences between humans and other animals. Therefore, animals do not share equality with humans. None of the above. What is the difference between equal consideration and equal treatment? Equal treatment for all animals means they share identical rights. Equal consideration for all animals means animals are different. Thus having different treatment and rights. Equal consideration for all animals means they share identical rights. Equal treatment for all animals means animals are different. Thus having different treatment and rights. There is no difference between the terms. They are interchangeable. All of the above. How does Singer think we should respond to scientific studies that show differences between the races and sexes? Singer believes these differences should create different rights for the sexes and races. Singer believes these differences are environmentally caused and should be ignored. Environmentally caused or not, these difference should be ignored since equability is what we hope for not a description of how things are. None of the above. What is speciesism? Why must we condemn it? Speciesism is to recognize that animals vary in intelligence. Accordingly, animals have different rights. Speciesism is to have a bias over one species over another. We must condemn it because it leads to animal suffering Speciesism is to have a bias over one species over another. We must condemn it because it is to discriminate on arbitrary grounds like racism and sexism. All of the above. Why is suffering important for Jeremy Bentham? Why is not like other characteristics such as the ability to do math? The capacity to experience suffering is fundamental to equal consideration. Math has to do with higher level rationality. The capacity to experience suffering is fundamental to equal treatment. Math has to do with higher level rationality. Math and suffering are one in the same. No species has rights until it passes college algebra. None of the above. According to Singer, how do we know that animals feel pain? Any animal will express suffering through Avatar. By observation of the animal just like humans—we do not know with absolute certainty Animals are not rational like us so they do not experience pain. None of the above What differences between humans and animals to prefer animals to humans for experimentation purposes? What does t his argument imply for using human infants or retarded persons for experimentation purposes? Infants that watch Avatar will suffer as much as the animal that watches Avatar. Possessing a much lower level consciousness than adult rational humans, animals suffer les.-infants and the retarded should be subject to experimentation on the same grounds. Humans, not animals, have souls and thus should not be subject to experimentation. All of the above. What is wrong with the sanctity of human life view? How does the example of a brain damaged infant support Singer’s argument? Human life is sacred and should not be subject to Avatar. Human life is sacred therefore brain damaged infant should not be euthanized. If this is the case for Singer then much more rational animals should be spared. Abortion is impermissible therefore animals too have a right to life. None of the above. What middle position does Singer think we need between the lives of the retarded and the lives of pigs and dogs in order to avoid speciesism? These animals should have moral consideration The latter animals have more of a right to life than the retarded. Animals are morally just as equal as humans. All of the above.