1. In her objection, giving the example of a lion eating its prey , Shuhan claims that sentients are following the law of nature seemingly related to Darwinism. Humans consuming non-human animals would also be considered as fulfilling our basic needs.
2. Singer would agree that not every sentient being should be treated equally, however, he might argue that it should be considered equally. Human beings are rational enough to make moral judgements, meanwhile given our modern technology, we have reached a stage that most of our needs can be satisfied in a less cruel way.