What Are The Pros And Cons Of Animal Testing

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According to the Bible (Plumptre, 1907) ‘For the fate of humans and the fate of animals have no advantage over the animals; for all is vanity. All go to one is the same; as one dies, so dies the other. They all have the same breath, and human place; all are from the dust, and all turn to dust again.’ Animals share equal rights with human, living on the same planet and having the same destiny. Human who usually thought to be more privileged and supreme take controls over other living things and even violates living rights of animals. With the more advanced technology nowadays, human starts to strike for a higher living standard, thus cosmetic products and medicines are tested in various ways before selling into the market. One of the most common experimenting ways is animal…show more content…
Some people may believe that the procedure on animal testing is mandatory, however I am in the position of against animal testing, as I believe it is a kind of animal abuse. Therefore, this practice should not be encouraged. To begin with, according to (Mulikadi, 2011)animal testing is also known as animal experimentation, animal research, and in vivo testing which is using non-human animals in biological research, education, breeding, defense research and even toxicology testing. Laboratory animals includes rats, mice, guinea pigs, chimpanzees, monkeys, rabbits… etc, including invertebrates to vertebrates. To start with, animal testing violates the right of living of the animals. (Hayhurst, 2000) represented a view that animals should have the same rights of life that of human animal. Animal belongs to the nature, instead of forcing into the cruel race for scientific advancement. Laboratory animals are breed in a large scale to

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