Animal Rights Terrorism - the new Fascism?

Paddy Apling E.C.Apling at
Tue Jan 23 12:00:43 MST 2001

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-marxism at
> [mailto:owner-marxism at]On Behalf Of Danielle Ni Dhighe
> Sent: 23 January 2001 00:33
> To: marxism at
> Subject: RE: Animal Rights Terrorism - the new Fascism?
> At 09:12 AM 01/21/2001, Paddy Apling wrote:
>  >Obviously thinking about Nazi research
> I was actually referring to things that have happened in the US.
> I have no
> doubt that similar things have happened in other countries.
>  >but on the animals question all scientists involved in animal or
>  >agricultural research are VERY strongly in favour of humane
>  >treatment of animals
> Many scientists, certainly.  But all?  That statement sounds like
> propaganda to me, unless you have the amazing ability to read the
> minds of all scientists.

When using the word ALL I of course cannot exclude rogue scientists - and
every profession has a minority of these - but I refer to the general ethics
of their profession.  And I have certainly never met one who was not in
favour of humane treatment of animals used in their experiments - and indeed
if the slightest VERIFIABLE rumour of action to the contrary came to the
surface their licence to perform animal experiments wold VERY QUICKLY be

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