animal experimentation

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  1. DarkElv22-JJ

    DarkElv22-JJ Your opponent

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    its not good, but heck you cant stop them.
     
  2. Elan Morin Tedronai

    Elan Morin Tedronai The Forsaken

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    So you Jeremiah, one on one with a lion, without anything you weren't born with, could kill a lion ? No. It would kill you, you say ? How odd. I guess its higher on the food chain then...

    Now a lion was made to kill, it has huge claws and sharp, pointy teeth - its designed to kill. We aren't. And, correct me if im wrong, but lions can't survive without eating meat, we can. So, it is unnecessary.

    Seriously though, i can understand where your coming from, but just killing something because you can doesnt make it right to do so, I know a kid down the road who I could easily kill with my own two hands, but it doesnt mean I should.

    Another thing that baffles me is how people can see these things done to animals such as pigs and not care, but if the same thing happened to a cute little puppy, there'd be a major public outcry. Why the difference ? Because they're smarter ? Well, in fact, pigs are alot smarter than dogs. So why dont we all just eat dogs and keep pigs as pets ?
     
  3. Sorcha

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    But we were given higher brain function in the form of a larger frontal lobe so we COULD defend ourselves against a lion. We can problem solve and create something to compensate for the lack of claws and teeth.
     
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  4. jeremiah.l.burns

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    Took the words right out of my mouth! :argue:
     
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    Cuz dogs are so much cuter, duh! ;) No, um, honestly it's just the mindset of society there. Lots of people do keep pigs as pets. But far more keep dogs. It's just the way it is.
     
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    I agree we shouldn't kill wantonly, and that some experimentation seems pointless, like for cosmetics. But most of these tests are for a purpose, like curing cancer or AIDS. And in the video they mention that they test on pregnant apes. Well, that serves a purpose too, to make sure that the drug or whatever is safe for pregnant women and their babies.

    That is indeed rather sad. I guess it's because some grew up with those as pets, so it would be like seeing your pet die.

    Oh, and sorry for stealing your words Jer ;)
     
  7. Ranger_of_Gondor

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    Hay Elan Morin Tedronai, go to China if you want to eat a dog with all those other dog eating fiends.
     
  8. Sorcha

    Sorcha Moderator Staff Member

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    Maybe it's just me, but that seemed kinda rude. Unless you were kidding...?
     
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    They eat Dog in China. This is the debate forum. Keep it clean.
     
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    excuse me?! "dog eating fiends"?!


    any kind of racism will not be tolerated by me. And although I can't do anything about it, there are others who can.

    *offensive post note: sent*
     
  11. Elan Morin Tedronai

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    Obviously, I do not want to eat a dog....offensive post note has been sent by me too. There are probably many users on these boards who are from China, so that is horrible thing to say. Keep your racist views to yourself.
     
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    Stop sending the notes. I already got them. This is a debating forum keep it clean or don't come in here.
     
  13. Ranger_of_Gondor

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    Sorry guys. By no means was I trying to be racist, but I guess that was.
     
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