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  • Animal Testing: Animal Abuse

    Today and for dozens of years before, animals have been used to test cosmetics, household cleaners, and hygiene products. Is this considered animals abuse? Animal abuse is defined as, “The human infliction of suffering or harm upon any non-human animal, for purposes other than self-defense or survival” ( Animals used for experimentation is abuse. There is no logical reasoning for using innocent animals such as, mice, rats, dogs, cats, rabbits, primates, and others that are locked inside cold barren cages for experimentation (About Animal Testing). Right now, millions of these animals are locked in cages until they are needed for the next terrifying and painful procedure that will be performed on them. Animals are not ours to…

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  • Animals In Narnia

    the world of C.S Lewis’ Narnia are both filled with an immense number of fantastic creatures. In case of Rowling, many of these creatures are mythical animals-- centaurs, hippogriffs, goblins and unicorns to name a few- while Lewis mainly chooses to add mythical abilities to every-day animals. His Narnia consists of talking beavers, lions, and of course a few mythical animals such as fauns. Both worlds involve interaction between the non-human animals and the humans, as well as the non-human…

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  • Animals In Captivity

    of entertainment, it is still not right to hold animals in captivity. In the mid-1830s. Brown Purdy came down from New York where he met an animal dealer named Hachaliah Bailey that obtained a baby African elephant, which he exhibited around the country with great success. Instantly the adding of other exotic animals led to the formation of a fide bona traveling menagerie. It was proven that trainers know what these exotic animals are afraid of and use them against them to force them to do…

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  • Comparing Humans And Animals In Aristotle's History Of Animals

    In the book History of Animals by one of the best ancient Greek philosophers, Aristotle, he compares and contrasts how humans and animals share similar traits. Some animals show different qualities that are also shown in man. Aristotle states that “Just as in man we find knowledge, wisdom, and sagacity, so in certain animals there exists some other natural potentiality akin to these” (114). He gives examples of different habits and natural depositions in humans and animals. A few habits that…

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  • The Negative Effects Of Victims Of Animal Testing On Animals

    Millions of animals are being imprisoned in cages waiting on the next experiment to be performed; these animals are the victims of animal testing. Animal testing is the use of animals in scientific procedures to discover if certain substances are safe for humans. Of the one hundred million animals that are tested on each year, the diversity of the species ranges from frogs to monkeys. The individuals for animal testing approve of what occurs inside the laboratories, and those against animal…

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  • Animal Testing And Animal Cruelty

    what Jacqueline Traide, 24, experienced as an imitation of animal cruelty that is affiliated with animal research in order to demonstrate to the public the conditions that test animals are treated in labs every single day. Animal testing is used in order to experiment with specific treatments, products, and medicine; to study viruses; and to ensure the safety of other animals and humans. Animals of all families used in research are treated brutally and have minimal protection in…

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  • Importance Of Animals On Animals

    the existence of animals. Animals have provided us with many needs such as entertainment and food, but are they really here to serve the human race? Many people argue that they are for it is the "circle of life". Animals eat other animals such as in the short story "Living like Weasels" by Annie Dillard. It discussed how weasels prey off of birds, rabbits, and mice. If animals are allowed to prey on other animals, then humans are allowed as well. The counter argument is that we abuse our animals…

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  • Animals Compared To Human

    Animals are thought to be separate from humans. However, they both are in the animal kingdom, and even as mammals they share certain characteristics: they are vertebrates, endothermic, have body hair, and mammary glands. These characteristics are what relates animals to humans. Although, there are various aspects which distinguishes an animal from a human. Humans are self-conscious beings, who have emotions, language, a complex thought process, and philosophical thinking. These are the key…

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  • Importance Of Animals Essay

    doesn’t speak the human language. Why is it a crime to kill another human but not an animal? Animals are living beings who feel,touch,see, and sense. Animals just like humans, too have feelings and emotions. It can be so evident that animals also have feelings because it is exhibited by simple observation of their external organism. Observing an animal’s body,eyes and even listening to them can display and reveal their emotions. As simple as…

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  • Exploitation Of Animals Analysis

    While many might not realize, different types of oppressions are often tied together, in a way where one oppression can directly or indirect affect another. Most of us would recognize the oppression towards animals when we consume meat; however, almost none of us note the workers behind the scene who are also oppressed. Torres (2007) and Hawthorne (2011) explore the oppression toward humans and nonhuman animals in this capitalist society that are hidden from the public. Although both articles go…

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