What are some reasons why animals being used for scientific research should be wrong?

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July 16, 2019 / By Macie
Question: I'm doing a research paper on why animals should not be used for scientific research. I need a few more ideas though.
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Kelsey Kelsey | 6 days ago
Generally, animals will be wrong more often than humans due to our larger brains. Our larger brains allow humans to figure out more complicated things, like nuclear power. Most animals do not us language to communicate either, so they can't even tell each other what they have figured out. So most animals, on top of being stupider than humans, are also very ignorant by comparison. The animals used for scientific research are no different in these regards -- therefore they are just as prone to being wrong as any other (non-human) animals.
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Kelsey Originally Answered: What do u think of animal research and testing on animals?
Well, you see, humans are a morbid creature. Animal testing is mostly for some cosmetic which keeps the dogs locked up and unloved unlike any normal dog should. http://www.astrudgilberto.com/images/Essay/animals-6.jpg Theres a dog that has been tested on, rather than loved. I really dont think we should allow our selves to torture animals whose world we took from them by destroying theyre habitates in order to make malls and such. Is it really worth torturing an animal to make some eyeshadow? And in response to nobodys answer, mostly dogs, kittens, bunnys, and monkeys :D
Kelsey Originally Answered: What do u think of animal research and testing on animals?
Well think about this... unless you go seeking it out, its out of sight and out of mind. So with that being said... if I happen to think about some rat(s) being subjected to medical testing with negative side effects, I'm not real effected. If I thought humans were being tested, it might be a different story. The reality is that these are the processes that produce medicines that help prolong and/or enhance life. If some rats that I don't know about die in the process, so be it.

Isadora Isadora
In regards to animal testing is that in such a process, there is a danger of Objectifying the animal and seeing the animal as merely a means to an end. This approach devalues and degrades the worth of an animal in its own right, in the sense that the animal, like humans, is a being with feelings, reactions and thoughts and capable of the same emotions as humans to a certain extent. This is why in Islam, as we are allowed to eat meat for human sustenance, before killing the animal, a prayer is read to make the meat Halal (permissible) where we first praise God and then ask him to bless the animal, for the animal has given up its life for our benefit. Then the animal is killed.
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Eliane Eliane
None, I think they should. it is either animals, or humans. We are the smartest creature. And animals are on the lower totem pole. They are expendable, we are not. we build, animals do not. We create commerce, animals do not.
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Eliane Originally Answered: My younger sister and I disagree about the significance of scientific research?
I agree with you. Curiosity is a natural human trait, and it definitely shouldn't be stifled because some people lack the imagination to find use for what you discover. The study of genetics and DNA weren't done with a specific intent in mind - scientists just wanted to find out how cells worked. What they learned eventually led to new drugs and new technologies. Likewise, it shows an incredible lack of imagination to say that evolution is useless. Through the study of evolution we've learned more about selective breeding, and how to better breed animals with specific traits. We're able to project how animals might evolve in response to environmental changes. Most importantly, the study of evolution has helped us understand microbial drug resistance, and how to better treat infections while minimizing the risk of developing a resistant super-strain. I say that you should follow your curiosity. You'll never know where it might take you or how another enterprising person might find practical use for your discoveries. In the worst case, you'll have expanded your knowledge and the collective knowledge of humanity, which is a fine goal in and of itself.
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