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Ashlyn Eure
11/9 Discussion
Fri Nov 9, 2012 9:22am
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My topic for this paper is animal experimentation. I am against it. One of the points that I want to make is itís not fair to experiment on animals because they canít refuse. If scientists were to test things on humans, at least we can say no. Animals donít have that advantage. I know that there are humans that would be willing to contribute to the scientific community and help with experimentation. So my point is, why animals? Iíve always thought of my animals as part of the family. I couldnít imagine someone doing something like that to them. Scientist could argue that ďIt helps scientific research and our society progress.Ē But why does it have to be on animals, better yet, domestic animals? By domestic animals I mean like cats and dogs, and yes, they do experimentation on those types of animals. These are animals that Americans have in their houses every day. Why would we want to see them tutored endless, because unfortunately that is what happens to most of them. Some people feel that the animals canít feel the pain. How can that be when you can walk into a vetís office and hear a dog yelp when they get a shot? How can you say they do not feel the pain? I am hoping to find some deep reliable facts about the way I feel so I can really back it up. I am really good at stating my opinion. However, you cannot do that in a argumentative paper. When we went to the library Wednesday, I found a book that focused on the issues with animal experimentation. I am hoping that I can find a lot of good information to back up my argument. I am hoping that this paper will be easier to write than the last one, but Iím starting to worry about that. My grade on the last paper was nowhere near what I had expected. With that said this paper has to be really good. I struggle with getting my point across in word sometimes, so Iím hoping that will not happen when writing this paper.

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