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Animal Testing Questions?

Animal Testing Questions? Topic: Animal experimentation is wrong essay writing
July 17, 2019 / By Blossom
Question: What other way, besides testing animals can scientists find cures to diseases and other bad stuff. And if anything please support me with some links, im writing an essay on why testing animals is wrong.
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Aisling Aisling | 8 days ago
This is a response to SST: Ask the experimenters why they experiment on animals, and the answer is: "Because the animals are like us." Ask the experimenters why it is morally okay to experiment on animals, and the answer is: "Because the animals are not like us." Animal experimentation rests on a logical contradiction. ~Charles R. Magel
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Aisling Originally Answered: Animal Testing: For and Against?
Not sure if i'm too late but it makes a good read regardless, the first link shows both sides, the second is by law & ethics professor Gary Francione on the topic of animal rights http://www.newint.org/sections/argument/2011/06/01/animal-testing-medical-research-laurie-pycroft-pro-test/ http://www.abolitionistapproach.com/faqs/ The first user i see has spewed hypothetical assumptions & made the assumption that those who oppose animal testing are all animal rights activists & are all peta activists calling for outright ban starting tomorrow.

Trafford Trafford
92% of all drugs that pass animal tests fail in human clinical trials because animal models are such unsuitable model for predicting outcomes in humans. These sites are a must visit for your essay. Europeans for Medical Progress also has a very informative short film you can watch online Europeans for Medical Progress http://www.curedisease.net/ Dr Hadwen Trust for Humane Research http://www.drhadwentrust.org.uk/
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Redmond Redmond
Alternatives to using animals in research include epidemiological studies (studies of human populations), clinical research, in vitro (in a test tube) research, computer technologies such as simulators and imaging techniques, and replacing animals with human cells in safety tests. More info: http://www.pcrm.org/resch/anexp/without_... http://www.stopanimaltests.org/index.asp... http://www.peta.org/about/faq-viv.asp http://www.navs.org/site/PageServer?pagename=faq_main Good luck with your essay.
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Matty Matty
Well get this, animals are not the same as humans. They aren't like us so I just don't get why some people think it's just the same as testing on a "lesser human". *Sigh*. They test people products on rats, thinking it will be the same as a human...
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Joby Joby
At this point, there is no way. Physiological beings are very complex and don't always react in the way we think they will. There is no other way, as of now, to test medications on anything else. Hopefully someday we will become smart enough to have the knowledge to produce pharmacological substances and know that they are safe for us without testing, but we're just not there yet.
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Greg Greg
http://www.allforanimals.com/alternative... http://www.peta.org/factsheet/files/Fact... http://www.geari.org/alternatives-to-ani... What I did, is go to www.google.com and type in alternatives to animal testing. GOOD LUCK! =D
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Duncan Duncan
http://www.navs.org there are many other ways, and they are showing results to be more reliable
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Duncan Originally Answered: Animal Testing; What do you Think?
If you are debating against animal testing, the very best place to start, with the most well supported arguments against the practce is P.E.T.A (People for Ethical Treatment of Animals) Their pages on experimentation begin here: http://www.peta.org/actioncenter/testing... See also The Humane Society pages http://www.hsus.org/animals_in_research/ and http://www.animaland.org/asp/realissues/... And on alternatives http://www.allforanimals.com/alternatives1.htm Johns Hopkins has gone so far as to establish a Center dedicated to finding alternative research methods http://caat.jhsph.edu/ It really is a myth that animal testing in this day and age has any valid benefit to mankind. But promoting that "benefit" premise and perpetuating the myth is still a great way of getting funding. Debate - related sites Downloadable Bioethics committee report on constructive debate about this issue with "fors" and "againsts" covered http://www.nuffieldbioethics.org/go/ourwork/animalresearch/publication_178.html Statement against by leading Neuroscientist http://www.animalaid.org.uk/h/n/NEWS/news_experiments/ALL/1474// And from Europeans for Medical Progress - solid research on the poor and irrelevant results, and the dangers posed by the practice of testing human drugs & treatments on animals http://www.curedisease.net/ Good luck with your debate!

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