The Mordan Constitution

For several I have been working on a draft version of the constitution of the Humanist Republic of Mordan. Recently I have revisited the draft constitution, and it is mostly complete.

I intend to have finished the draft constitution by October 4, 2015. The purpose of this document is to serve as the starting point of the constitutional debate. The draft constitution is not meant as the definitive constitution, as people will be able to suggest amendments.

During the coming months, I will discuss several provisions of the constitution on this site. You are invited to contribute to these discussions.

Space colonization and animal welfare

Some might be surprised to learn that an organization devoted to space colonization is dedicated to the cause of animal welfare. But those people overlook the fact that space colonization is for us not an end on itself, but rather a mean towards the end of creating a new society based on humanist values. Continue reading Space colonization and animal welfare

Ben Davidow on in vitro meat

Animal welfare activist Ben Davidow has written an excellent article on why we should support cultured meat from an animal welfare perspective. Davidow establishes that many animal welfare activists show little to no enthusiasm for in vitro meat, and in his article he refutes several common objections raised against cultured meat. Continue reading Ben Davidow on in vitro meat