All living beings, including animals are part of the nature. A large population believes that animals should not be utilized by humans while others assert that they play an important role in food and research. I hold the view that animals should not be employed by people for their own benefit.
The animal exploitation proponents claim that animals play an important role in research activities. Researchers use animals in laboratories for clinical trials so that new medicines can be invented and tested before they are launched in the market for curing of diseases.
, rats are used by the Pitt Hopkins Research Foundation in US to study the effects of new drugs in the treatment of genetic disorders in children.
, animals are the main source of food in western countries. They affirm that population of some animals like chicken, goats, beef etc., will increase at a massive rate if they do not eat them.
helps them in balancing the cycle of nature.
On the other hand
, opponents contend that every living being has the right to live. They make arguments that utilising animals are in fact an animal abuse, which involves torturing or killing them.
, some famous restaurants use chemicals and other painful measures to raise chicken for producing meat.
, using animals for food is more of a choice rather than an urgent need. Many other
one of a number of things from which only one can be chosen
available which are rich in proteins and other nutrients like beans, legumes, leafy vegetables etc.
To sum up, while there are many convincing arguments on both sides of the debate, I would argue that exploiting animals by humans in unnecessary and should be banned.