[asa] Suffering/Predation in the natural order

From: <muzhogg@netspace.net.au>
Date: Thu Jul 10 2008 - 00:00:52 EDT

Dave asked;

> Additionally, does a caterpillar parasitized by an ichneumon wasp larva
> feel pain as we imagine it would hurt us to have something eating our
> guts? Further, feces stink. Wouldn't the world be so much nicer if no
> mammal defecated? The dream of a world without offal can be described by
> a related earthy term.
> Dave (ASA)

Glen Miller at "A Christian Think-Tank" has a quite extensive and very
interesting series of pieces on the question of suffering and predation in the
natural order.



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