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    Emotion In Animals

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    In order to show emotion surely you must feel and have emotions, must you not? For instance, if you were to show empathy towards another human it would be declared that you can feel emotion as a consequence of having emotions, would it not? So why is this not that the case regarding animals’ emotions? As Flintoff states, animals show empathy, joy, fear, grief; the list is endless ‘they have a very rich ensemble of emotions’; why is this ignored by many? Out of convenience? Or perhaps because we are too close minded much like we were when we thought that ‘Africans or women had no soul’ or when we thought ‘babies [...] did not feel pain.’ ‘Even in humans it’s difficult to measure emotion’ but why have we ruled this out entirely for animals;…

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    Do Animals Have Emotions

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    Emotion has been a developing field in psychology for years now and recently expanded beyond understanding just human emotion. Years ago, animals were only studied to see how they modeled human emotion, but now these animals are not just lab rats but viewed as unique creatures with their own behaviors and feelings that compare to a humans, but are not the same. In fact the field of animal emotion is growing more and more as animal behavior becomes a popular profession and easier to research.…

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    he word "emotion" dates back to 1579, when it was adapted from the French word émouvoir, which means "to stir up".[1]Animal emotions have been an issue of hot discussion over the centuries with discussions dating back as early as the mid 19th century when Charles Darwin wrote about animal consciousness. Since then it has occupied many a scientist. The question is: what is the basis of assuming that non-human animals have feeling? Is it just established on the mere observation of people, or is…

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    my group picked was “Jealousy in Dogs,” the experiment was conducted by Christine R. Harris and Caroline Prouvost out of the University of California, San Diego. The article was published in July of 2014 by the Public Library of Science (PLOS). The paper covers animal behavior, specifically dog emotions. The topic is interesting because I was always told you anthropomorphize your pets by giving them emotions. The paper hypothesizes that there is a primary version of jealousy that does not…

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    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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    Hitopadesha

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    Animal behavior can be traced to their physical environment habitat and their interactions with other organisms. Throughout the Hitopadesha, in numerous tale stories natural creatures were presented as characters that tried to contrary to their natural perverse behavior. Since animals do not have a developed mind as human beings, animals lack moral compass and are not able to determine what actions are acceptable in various situations. In the Hitopadesha, several animals asserted they have…

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    the attribution of human qualities onto non-human objects and/or beings. Mickey Mouse was given the ability to speak human languages, operate machinery (i.e trains), and wears human-like clothing. Not many people know what anthropomorphism is exactly, however we use it almost on a daily basis for pets and/or other animals. We commonly use anthropomorphism to form an emotional bond between a human and such animal. Whilst this is pleasant for the general population, this emotional bond is what…

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    Animal testing is “the use of non-human animals in research and development projects, especially for purposes of determining the safety of substances such as foods or drugs.” Since animals are seen as a lesser, animal-testing is deemed necessary by most experts. However, animal testing is torture because we do not allow animals the choice to be tested on or not. Companies like MAC or Mary Kay cosmetics should not test their makeup on animals because animals are not able to voice an opinion. When…

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    All over the United States, animal shelters use the holiday season to their advantage. Large-scale shelters host donation drives asking for food, toys, blankets, money, or any other kind of help needed during the busy time. Another way the holiday season helps shelters is by bringing in excited families looking for an animal to adopt into their family. In an editorial called “Puppies for a Holiday Gift” Steve Reid, the advantages to adopting a dog from a local shelter, as opposed to buying…

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    people, are there any physical or mental implications the baby tiger might endure? Is it morally justified for one’s wishes to be granted at the sake of an animal 's welfare? Should animals be used for one’s amusement or should they merely be left to their own device? Animal captivity brings forth its own set of problems even when the desire to conserve is present. Zoos and wildlife sanctuaries are the most common forms of animal captivity. In the episode Morgan See, Morgan Do, from the…

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