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Earthworm Ethics

Posted by on February 8, 2004 in Worms

I gave an interview to a reporter the other day and she mentioned that some people step on earthworms when they see them on the sidewalk.

Gasp. Step on an earthworm? But why?

Then I ran across this ethical question in a newspaper column. Turns out it’s generally not a good idea to encourage your kid to kill any little creature that crosses its path. Who knew?