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Why It's Morally Wrong to Use Other Sentient Beings for Our Purpose—Whether for Food or Research

No animal wants to be eaten or put in a cage or used as a tool. At one point in her career, Lori Marino worked with NASA astronauts, studying how they respond to being in zero gravity conditions. While that was somewhat exciting, Marino says she “simply didn’t find humans as interesting as other animals.” So the neuroscientist and behavioral biologist went back to her first love – studying nonhumans.
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