Animal Experimentation: The Problem Of Testing In Animal Testing

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Animal Experimentation

“The question is not, can they reason, nor, can they talk. But, can they suffer?” Jeremy Bentham said this in regards to all of the animals that are victimized during animal testings performed by the many different kinds of people. The general consensus seems to be that, animal testing is something that “just happens” in this world. When people turn a blind eye to this heinous behavior, they fail to realize that animals actually are really suffering and it’s just for the benefit of mankind. Many scientists try and reason why they test on animals in the first place.They usually say that an animal and a humans are so similar and that it makes sense to test on an animal because they aren’t exactly what a human is. Even
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Have you ever wondered what exactly these tests are accomplishing in the world of science? According to this article, the negative things these animals endure aren’t even worth the few amount of medicines that are actually proved to be successful. There is a lot of trial and error, with more error than any. All of this money is being dropped onto experiments in order to find some advancements in the human body. But they are limiting their test subjects to a completely different species, an animal. Though the two are similar, they are not identical. It is shown to be unreliable and just …show more content…
This is in place in order to try and spare animals lives. The scientists try and reduce the amount of animals used, refine the tests in order to make them less painful, and try to replace animals and use an alternative method of testing. The Animal Welfare Act and the Public Health Service Policy has been put into place in order to try and help the amount of animals that are being tested on, decrease. Though not a lot of alternative tests have been put to great use yet, there has been improvement with the use of the three

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