Can plants feel pain?

In this episode I answer the argument that many Vegans have been faced with at least once: "What about plants? They feel pain too!" and "Why are you against cruelty to animals but not cruelty to plants?"

I think that it's unlikely that plants feel pain, because they don't have a brain and don't have a nervous system, and they don't have any evolutionary advantage to feeling pain either. Plants simply aren't sentient, and because of that they don't have rights.

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