Moral schizophrenia

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A term coined by American legal scholar Gary Francione to decribe humanity’s ambivalent relationship with other animals; generally, the conflict between the stated desire not to cause animals any unnecessary pain and suffering, and the support of practices that cause pain and suffering that cannot be regarded as necessary in any normal sense of the word.

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