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The moral repugnance that many colonists later held for slavery was not in evidence in December 1706, when Cotton Mather made an entry in his diary:
I argue that Cohen's appeal to invasiveness does not adequately capture the moral repugnance of the state's conscripting people into work at a given occupation.
It is quite right that we should demonstrate our moral repugnance and a desire to see the perpetrators punished.
Mostly American scholars of philosophy explore such issues as freedom and money, the good and bad family, homosexual acts and public discourse, abortion and moral repugnance, privacy, religious toleration, the future of racial integration, Locke's defense of preferential treatment, and the moral responsibility of bystanders.
Awakening people to the moral repugnance of animal exploitation rests on challenging the assumption of a human-animal hierarchy, just as awakening people to the moral repugnance of slavery required challenging the assumption of a racial hierarchy.
Flaws with Douhet lie in the laws of war, in the moral repugnance toward the idea of killing innocents intentionally, and in anticipating the weakness of a populace under aerial siege.