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    Participation Trophies Hinder Kids "If I play a whole game I get a whole snow cone, but if I play a half a game I still get a whole snow cone. It's a whole snow cone either way. I'd rather play half a game." This quote is from one of Brian Regan's performances, "Lousy in Little League", where he talks about the new social norm of rewarding children for participating. While Brian Regan is a comedian, and this was meant to be funny, it does have some truth. Just as Brian Regan said, children become aware that the same reward is given no matter the amount of effort given on their part. This leads to the growing problems the upcoming generations struggle with today. Awarding children with participation trophies is unrealistic, unnecessary and unfair.…

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    Is Animal Testing Wrong? In the current discussions of animal testing, an important argument has been whether or not animal testing is wrong, considering that animals have feelings. One viewpoint is that using animals for testing is completely okay and important in human survival. From this idea, many people such as Heloisa Sabin believe that “without animal research, polio would still be claiming thousands of lives each year” (158). Basically, Sabin is stating that sacrificing animals for…

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    Animal liberation nowadays are one of the most contentious issues. There has been numerous arguments about whether or not if animals do have rights. Many philosophers have argued and came up with several conclusions by considering a variety of standpoints and presenting their arguments. In Peter Singer’s article “The Case for Animal Liberation”, has several good points which show us that everyone have the responsibilities to protect animal rights. Singer’s argument in his essay gives us a great…

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    Singer’s argument towards approaching the principle of equality beyond our own species is straightforward. He said it corresponds to a clear understanding of the nature of the principle of equal consideration of interests. It has become clear that the implications of this principle is that our interest for others should not revolve around their capabilities they retain. It is built on this facet we are able to say that the evidence that some people are not members of our race does not entitle…

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    Introduction Administering different types of drugs, infecting innocent and defenseless animals with diseases, poisoning, implantations, and causing brain damage are just some of the elements of what animal experimentation truly is. Cosmetics, cleaning supplies, and personal care products are only a small fraction of the many products used frequently by people that are tested regularly on animals for research-based and scientific studies. Although some may be completely unaware of, we use a…

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    Argumentative essay: Experimenting on animals, with or against? Since many years, animals have always been one of the reasons for the survival of many human beings. They are used for experimental and medical research for finding new drugs and treatments and for the general advancement of health and medicine. There has been a controversy between people about the pros and cons to the practice of animal testing and whether it is helpful or it is just wasting the animal lives…

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    CHAPTER 6 CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTIONS 6.1 CONCLUSION: As discussed in the introduction thatthe relationships of humans with animals, includes animals as sources of food, as companions, as objects of sports, as sources of entertainment, and as cultural icons. Humans and animals have had a social, cultural, and ecological relationship since they have existed. India is facing significant problem of Animal protection laws. The welfare of wild and particularly domestic animals in India is very low on…

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    assumed that these viewers do not understand how these animals get to these parks. Dolphins are captured from their natural habitats and forced to live in these conditions. In addition to using these creatures only or profit and entertainment, the actual form of capturing is harmful to the mammal as well. “The capture of wild dolphins and whales is violent, cruel and disruptive to entire communities of cetaceans and ecosystems in which they live,” (Habitat and Humanity). Forcing dolphins to…

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    Admittedly, when conducting experiments to test a treatment or to prove something, it usually involves testing on a subject. These subjects are usually animals that were bought by researchers to conduct their experiments. Some of this testing can be done on humans or on animals, but this usually leads to a debate on whether or not ethical to test on animals. This can also referred as an ethical dilemma, which occurs when someone is not able to make a decision due to moral conflicts. Furthermore,…

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    As previously known, animal rights is a controversial topic that's difficult to differ right from wrong. For example, the theory of Contractarian moreso supports that animals don't have rights, and only humans do. This is to be said, because those who believe the Contractarian theory bear that humans have the ability to do many things that animals simply cannot. However, those against the Contractarian theory believe the theory contradicts itself, since rights under the Contractarian theory very…

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