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The Argument Against Human Experimentation

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For the debate, my side was the Opposition, which means that I am against human experimentation. I think it is wrong because there are people who have died and suffered through torture. My evidence consists of electroshock therapy on kids, the CIA drugging citizens, and Japanese research. In the 1960s, Dr. Lauretta Bender began what she believed to be a revolutionary cure for children with social issues — electroshock therapy. Bender’s methods included interviewing and analyzing a sensitive child in front of a large group, then applying a gentle amount of pressure to the child’s head. Supposedly, any child who moved with the pressure was showing early signs of schizophrenia. Bender was said to be unsympathetic to the children in…show more content…
Unit 731 was responsible for some of the most atrocious war crimes in history. Chinese and Russian subjects — men, women, children, infants, the elderly, and pregnant women — were subjects for experiments which included the removing organs from a live body, amputation for the study of blood loss, disease resistance, and some prisoners had parts of their bodies frozen and thawed. Humans were also used as living test cases for grenades and flamethrowers. As the Affirmative would say that human experimentation is good because it has resulted in saving people's lives, and medical research, but some experiments are just unnecessary! Just because a child might be shy or have social problems, does not mean that there is any right to electrocute them! Or drugging innocent citizens or CIA personnel without volunteering to see what effects will happen! And have it last for 20 years! The Opposition does not agree with human experimentation. I think it is wrong because there are people who have died and suffered through torture. As the traumatizing evidence has said, people have been killed, or disfigured through these experiments! Luckily, due to technology we don't have human experimentation
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