When you think about it…should we be boiling lobsters?

Lobsters are still alive when they are placed in boiling water.

Lobsters are still alive when they are placed in boiling water.

Do lobsters feel pain? Are they suffering when we drop them into a pot of boiling water? Do crabs, fresh out of the ocean, feel pain when we tear their legs off? In a recent article, scientists debated these and other questions about invertebrates. Regardless of the results of these debates, should we be eating any living being? Should we be exerting our power over them just because we can? When you think about it…should we be boiling lobsters?

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