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Animal Testing Part One: Is It Effective & Does It Save Lives?

July 28, 2014

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Vegan Nugget #16: Animal Testing Part One: Is It Effective & Does It Save Lives?

Most people can agree that animal testing (vivisection) is horrific. And most people can get behind banning animal testing of things like cosmetics.

However, when it comes to potentially live-saving medicine, the line of acceptable evil begins to blur for many people.

So is animal testing scientifically viable? Can research on animals save human lives? If so, then vivisection would only be opposable on moral and ethical grounds…not scientific ones.

As you will see, however, animal testing is NOT effective science and actually HARMS humans. Why does it continue? That will be addressed in a future nugget…stay tuned!

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we stand in defiance
against pseudoscience!!!

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9 Comments leave one →
  1. karenlyonskalmenson permalink
    July 28, 2014 10:56 am

    we stand in defiance
    against pseudoscience!!!

    Liked by 2 people

  2. lovegan permalink
    July 29, 2014 1:30 pm

    NO! End of the debate

    Liked by 1 person

    • July 29, 2014 1:37 pm

      I completely agree; even if it did selfishly benefit humans, it would still be wrong and ineffective: you cannot benefit a life by taking others. Thank you, dearest Lo.

      Liked by 2 people

      • lovegan permalink
        July 29, 2014 3:37 pm

        something so morally wrong can’t be scientifically right. It’s animal abuse

        Liked by 1 person

        • July 29, 2014 4:05 pm

          VERY well-said, that should be a quote on a bumper sticker. Thanks, hon, I wholeheartedly agree.

          Liked by 1 person

  3. July 30, 2014 4:17 am

    Animal experiments harm people as well as animals. Experimenting on animals to find out how a human body works is unbelievably stupid!


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