This topic receives a lot of attention worldwide. There are many people who feel that risking an animals well being is cruel and inhumane. They may be right; however, I'm taking a utilitarian approach on this topic and saying that the greater good for majority of people wins. At this day in age we cannot simply stop testing animals until another way is discovered.
Work not for a reward; but never cease to do thy work. The Bhagavad Gita2: We cannot be held responsible beyond our strength and means, since the resulting events are quite outside of our control and, in fact, we have power over nothing except our will; which is the basis upon which all rules concerning man's duty must of necessity be founded.
Michel de Montaigne, Essays, "That our actions should be judged by our intentions," I: Cohen, Penguin, p. The State of Nature has a Law of Nature to govern it, which obliges every one: And Reason, which is that Law, teaches all Mankind, who will but consult it, that being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his Life, Health, Liberty, or Possessions.
Hobbes characterizes his completely empirical way of thinking very remarkably by the fact that, in his book De Principiis Geometrarum, he denies the whole of really pure mathematics, and obstinately asserts that the point has extension and the line breadth.
Yet we cannot show him a point without extension or a line without breadth; hence we can just as little explain to him the a priori nature of mathematics as the a priori nature of right, because he pays no heed to any knowledge that is not empirical.
But as soon as one wants to extend this principle, to make it the basic principle of society [Grundprincip der Gesellschaft], it shows itself for what it is: But guns he had seen, in the hands of men on Mars, and the expression of Jill's face at having one aimed at her he did not like.
He grokked that this was one of the critical cusps in the growth of a being wherein contemplation must bring forth right action in order to permit further growth. You see everything in black and white! Jack Ryan [Harrison Ford]: Not black and white Ritter, right and wrong!
Clear and Present Danger [Paramount Pictures, ] Ethical goods are goods in relation to persons -- goods for persons. There are multiple persons, and these are divided generally into self and others.
Ethical goods thus fall into two categories: All ethical goods are autonomously defined by selves i. The pursuit of goods for the self is self-interest, and in general it is no moral duty, only prudence, to pursue one's own self-interest.
Thomas Jefferson, in a letter fromexpresses this nicely: But I consider our relations with others as constituting the boundaries of morality To ourselves, in strict language, we can owe no duties, obligation requiring also two parties.
Self-love, therefore, is no part of morality.
Indeed it is exactly its counterpart. It is the sole antagonist of virtue, leading us constantly by our propensities to self-gratification in violation of our moral duties to others.
By contrast, we find Immanuel Kant saying, " However, preserving one's own life is not a duty. It is a good, but a non-moral good. Non-moral goods are matters of ethical hortatives rather than imperatives, as explained in relation to the polynomic theory of value.
Kant is probably under the impression that self-preservation is a duty, and so suicide a sin, because of Christian ethics, not because of the eternal forms of reason to which he appeals.
Greek and Roman moralists rather admired certain kinds of suicide. But they were pagans. Even Dante excuses the suicide of virtuous pagans, such as Cato the Younger.
If suicide were morally wrongful, the only effective sanction against it would be of the sort threatened by Christianity:Species become endangered every day and so far, it hasn’t affected humans.
Plus humans aren’t responsible for the extinction of animals, or are they? Studies show that 99% of currently endangered species are at risk due to human activity. Sample of an essay that was submitted for IELTS Writing Correction Question: Although many benefits may result from space exploration, the costs involved are enormous.
Endangered Species. The reason I have choose endangered species for my essay is, over the years, many people have.
forgotten about the animals of this planet. And most people would'ent care less if another animal came. to extinction.
As long as the people have thier new homes, and highways that will take off ten minutes.3/5(4). On this page you can find IELTS Speaking sample with questions related to Environment topic.. See IELTS Speaking vocabulary for Environment topic >. The topic of Environment often comes up in IELTS Speaking test.
To prepare well for it, use this IELTS Speaking sample that contains questions about environment + model answers + useful vocabulary.. Our special formatting styles. Animal Cruelty and Massive Corporations - Animal cruelty is a rapidly growing nationwide problem.
Animals are being battered and starved everyday. The world population is conglomerating along the coasts, standing on the front row of the greatest, most unprecedented, plastic pollution waste tide ever faced.