Can You Be Vegan and Also Carry Out Medical Research on Animals?

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  1. threekeys profile image74
    threekeysposted 2 years ago

    Can You Be  Vegan and Also Carry Out Medical Research on Animals?

    If you say yes could you explain. If no? could you also elaborate.

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  2. profile image66
    peter565posted 2 years ago

    I honestly, I would be happier if we carry out experiment on gangsters in prison before we test on animal. In my honest opinion, I see no problem using gangsters as state own slaves, while they are serving their prison sentence, consider the nature of the origanization they contribute to and the sort of crime that has been committed as a result, in my opinion using them as slave while they are serving their sentence is a justified call of saying what they are doing is "repaying their debt to society." Just getting them to, do participate in medical research experiment is still generous, I won't have problem throwing them in an arena and do a TV live broad cast, of gladiator match. (Whoever made it into the grand finals and become the champion get a full pardon, the rest, that died in the championship game or before they can get into the championship game...you are dead bitch!)

  3. threekeys profile image74
    threekeysposted 2 years ago

    Peter Im sorry.. I should have put that question into context.

    Recently I was out and came across a guy who briefly mentioned that he was a Vegan (doesnt eat animals/animal products) and that he stll carried out research on animals. That knocked the wind out of me and I couldn't understand how he then could justify/rationalize how he "worked" on the animals. So I wondered what you thought or how you thought this guy could rationalize his situation.

    I don't know what the answer is either in terms of how to go about "researching" to support our species in staying alive. But Peter I dont want anyone to be used in "experiments" and that includes those that are incacerated.

    1. profile image66
      peter565posted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Some people are vegan for health, not because he is humane

    2. lisavollrath profile image94
      lisavollrathposted 2 years agoin reply to this

      Being "vegan for health" is called eating a plant-based diet. Veganism isn't a diet; it's a way of living your life without the exploitation of animals. A person who does research with animals is not a vegan.

  4. lisavollrath profile image94
    lisavollrathposted 2 years ago

    No. Veganism seeks to exclude, as far as is possible, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty to, animals for food, clothing or any other purpose.

    Vegans avoid using any products that are tested on animals. Most ethical vegans would be horrified at that thought of doing research on animals themselves.

 
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