A British philosopher who promotes the idea that there exists a strong ethical imperative for humans to work towards the abolition of suffering in all sentient beings. His book-length internet manifesto - The Hedonistic Imperative - details how he believes the abolition of suffering can be accomplished through "paradise engineering". A transhumanist and a vegan, Pearce also calls for the elimination of cruelty to animals.
-who is David Pearce?
-oh, that's pretty much the most important person in the history of the observable universe.