"If by "survival of the fittest" you mean natural selection, that does not mean the strong survive.
Also, letting nature take it's course may have been acceptable when there was no alternative. That is no longer the case and our…"
Well, it is selfish in the sense that altruism is inherently selfish.
I'm not sure about all scenarios, but I would say that the first example you gave (administering antibiotics to children) is actually beneficial and part of…"
"I think on paper, they do have the moral high-ground. In an ideal setting, she would have her own livestock (or know of a local farm) to produce her eggs and dairy products. That way she knows that her animals are being treated humanely.…"
"I know how you feel, although my social anxiety isn't as extreme. I'm able to go out to most places with a group, but panic attacks do happen occasionally. I still cannot go to clubs though. Makes me squeamish just thinking about it.