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Important medical science progress justifies violations to animal rights

ObjectivityIsAMust
Nevearo

1. First round is only for acceptance 2. This debate excludes cosmetics or progress that does not directly physically improve the human condition. Note: I am not sure if this is the right way to phrase it but what I am attempting to say is that it must improve something directly along the line of human health, psychology, length of life, save lives, etc. 3. The experiment must also be reasonable and the animals suffering must be weighed with the gains for mankind. The center of this deb...

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Updated 13 Hours Ago

animal rights

wolfgirl94
I-am-a-panda

Human beings are complex evolved creatures who are accorded rights on the basis that they are able to think and to feel pain. Many other animals are also able to think (to some extent) and are certainly able to feel pain. Therefore non-human animals should also be accorded rights, e.g. to a free and healthy life....

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18 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

animal Rights

burbachrocks
ChristianM

Animalsare just like humans they have feeling sjust ike us so they need to think double time on that...

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Updated 5 Years Ago

animal rights

burbachrocks
DiablosChaosBroker

The claim that animals have ‘rights’ was first put forward by the Australian philosopher Peter Singer in the 1970s and has been the subject of heated and emotional debates ever since. There are many contexts in which the question of ‘animal rights’ comes up. Should we farm animals? If so by what techniques? Should we eat animals? Should we hunt and fish them? Is it morally acceptable to use animals as sources of entertainment in the context of zoos, circuses, horse racing etc.? Often the...

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4 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Animal Welfare is Superior to Animal Rights.

TheSkeptic
ViRiUnCteSiGnUmRuTiLuS46

[Definition - Animal Welfare] 1. The viewpoint that it is morally acceptable for humans to use nonhuman animals for food, in animal research, as clothing, and in entertainment, so long as unnecessary suffering is avoided. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Animal_welfare [Definition - Animal Rights] 1. The idea that the most basic interests of animals should be afforded the same consideration as the similar interests of human beings. Animals should no longer be regarded as property, or used as...

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17 Comments
Updated 5 Years Ago

Protecting Animal Rights

dollydo
xxdarkxx

Animal rights is ethically justified, in the fact that it's basic principle lies in the foundations of the value of life. If you believe that animal rights is unjustified then you also have to believe that human rights is unjustified. What makes someone care about another persons life? What makes me care about your life? Why are murderers sentenced to prison? Society as a whole puts value on life...and those that do not value life (like the murderers) are removed from society, and made to suffer...

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41 Comments
Updated 4 Years Ago

Should you be able to break the law in order to protect animal rights?

veggiedout
petersaysstuff

Laws should be able to be broken when protecting animal rights....

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Updated 3 Years Ago

The FAIL Debate: Animal Rights

Brainmaster
OMGJustinBieber

The point of the FAIL debate is to see how bad our arguments can get. Off topic, terrible, insulting, this is the point of the FAIL debate.I will be arguing for animal rights, Con will argue against.Also thanks to Illegalcombatant for the idea.R1 for introductions. ...

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10 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago

Resolved: Justice requires the recognition of Animal Rights

TriciaCashings
DanT

I just want to see the view of people... I have a debate coming up and want to see the different points....

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Updated 3 Years Ago

Animal Rights

madisons16021
Jordan56

In order to be a just society, should animals have rights? I will argue Affirmative, but I am a novice debater, so I'd prefer someone who isn't going to annihilate me, I'd rather learn from this debate....

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4 Comments
Updated 3 Years Ago