Assignment Week 3: Death with Dignity
Assignment Week 3: Death with Dignity
To complete each scenario assignment:
· Complete the entire scenario.
· Compose your reflection in a Word document and be sure to address, at a minimum, the following questions:
. Why do you feel the way you do about the issue presented?
. Of the four responses offered in the scenario, which do you feel is the most ethical and why?
· Support your conclusions with evidence and specific examples from the textbook, as well as other sources as needed.
· Your reflection must be 1 pages in length and follow APA formatting and citation guidelines as appropriate.
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Topic: Animal Testing
What are the key points of contention on this topic? Animal rights, Animal testing, humane regulations or animal welfare act.
What side of the argument (stance) do you take on this topic?
I am against animal testing, lots of the testing done are non-essential which means it is mostly for profit, like shampoo products.
What strong points does the other side of this topic have?
Some of the strong points from the other side is that animal testing has produced treatments that benefit human as well as animals also that you can’t use some of the alternative method to test like computer simulations to test for products because of its limitations.
What were the three most important things you took away from the topic?
1. Computer simulations have limitations which can only simulate what are known but most of the testing is to discover the unknown.
2. The animal welfare act was signed in 1966.
3. A 6.4% decrease of the number of laboratory animals from 2013 to 2014 in the US.
Which ethical theory (of the 6 approved ones ONLY – Kant; Act Utilitarianism; Rule Utilitarianism; Care Ethics; Virtue Ethics; and Social Contract) would you apply to this topic to defend your stance? Explain fully. 250 words.
Make sure you include all 4 areas (A-D) to get full credit
A. In this reflection you must first define the key terms of the debate (for example, define what Euthanasia/Abortion/Stem Cell/Public Health/PreNatal Testing/Animal Research/Health Care, etc. means and what are the different types depending on which topic you are discussing – only this week’s topic not all of these things)
B. Define and explain the ethical theory you chose (show me you know exactly what the theory is and does – in your own words)
C. Present the evidence both pro and con and follow up how using your ethical theory is the best way to determine whether or not your stance is really ethical
D. Conclusion – any final thoughts and opinions would go here Assignment Week 3: Death with Dignity
A. The key terms in this debate are animal rights, animal testing and humane regulations or the animal welfare act. Animal rights is the idea that animals are entitled to the possession of their own existence and to avoid suffering. Animal testing is any scientific test or experiment in which animals are forced to undergo something that will cause them pain, suffering, and distress. They will most likely will be killed at the end.
Animal welfare act is a federal law signed during 1966 regulating treatment of animals in research by providing minimum standard for housing and care.
A. B) The ethical I chose is Utilitarianism its belief is that right acts produce greatest amount of good for the greatest number of beings called utility. One of its basic tenets is a scope of morality premise in which each being happiness is to count as one unit of happiness up to a certain boundary ( Pence, 2017)
B. C) I am against animal testing because just like in the scope of morality premise, it takes it into consideration whether a being could suffer, whether if it was human or animal. So, animals are part of the calculations when we talked about the greatest number of good for the greatest number of being. The conditions of these animal in the laboratory are very bad; they are imprisoned and suffer tremendous pain and distress. As for utilitarianism, every being’s happiness on the planet matters. There are other methods that scientist can use, I know that computer simulations are limited, however they are of some value, like not repeating a test that is already known, computer simulations can duplicate what was already tested. Another method they can use are the human cell cultures, it will produce the same effect on cells since it derived from human cell.
C. D) In conclusion, I know animal testing cannot be stopped after all it did produced great amount of treatments that benefitted both humans and animals. A middle ground should be established on both sides like the 3R’s; refinement, reduction, and replacement. Refinement is to improve the quality of life of these animals, reduction is the reduction of the laboratory animals, and replacement is the substitution of using live animals through tissue cultures.
Pence, G. E. (2017). Medical ethics: accounts of ground-breaking cases. New York, NY: McGraw Hill Education
(n.d.). Retrieved from https://www.crueltyfreeinternational.org/why-we-do-it/what-animal-testing
Assignment Week 3: Death with Dignity
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