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How did Darwin's Theory of Evolution influence the methods we use to experiment (like...

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goodnightmoon29 | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 4, 2013 at 6:14 PM via web

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How did Darwin's Theory of Evolution influence the methods we use to experiment (like animal experimentation)?

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truthseekah | (Level 1) Salutatorian

Posted March 5, 2013 at 3:11 AM (Answer #1)

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If one views another creature as being a product of a sterile greedy existence then one can remove any emotional ties to such being, much like a sociopath does. Both lack or suspend empathy.

So, with a detachment from emotion, any method of experimentation is fair game.

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