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. For Warren thenfeminists and environmentalists share the same goal namelyto abolish this oppressive conceptual framework Warren1990. In the next sectionthose philosophers who claim that this standing should be extended to such wholes will be examined. Family worship was not just relegated to Sunday in a chapel. While the short term effects may be manageable in some annoying waysthe long term effects are quite daunting. Howeverextending moral standing to animals also leads to the formulation of particular types of environmental obligations. Singer found it difficult to accept the argument from intrinsic worth of abiotic or nonsentient nonconscious entitiesand concluded in his first edition of Practical Ethics that they should not be included in the expanding circle of moral worth. In other wordsdeep ecologists are not aiming to formulate moral principles concerning the environment to supplement our existing ethical framework. Philosophers Devall and Sessions further define the biocentric view with the concept of deep ecology.

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