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Is killing vampires immoral?
As vampires are already dead, it is impossible to 'kill' them.
, for example, vampires lack a heartbeat, pulse, or brainwaves. This would suggest that they are dead by human standards.
Since vampires meet the definition of
, they are not dead, but rather
Viruses are thought to be in between
living and unliving
from a scientific perspective, not obtaining an autonomous state of life. Vampires can be viewed similarly.
Moral concern may be more closely related to capacity to experience things than "life".