Marianne

-2Joined Feb 2019

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I'm disturbed to see an EA project using animal testing. The decision to use someone without their consent and presumably take their life is a huge one but in this post it's not presented like that. I agree with consequentialism and maximizing wellbeing/minimizing suffering but I think these frameworks can be used to justify anything as long as we believe it has some benefit in the long term. To protect against this I think we should have rules against killing others or using others against their will. I thought this was generally accepted within EA so I was surprised and disappointed to see this project present animal testing as a positive thing.

ACE's Effective Animal Advocacy Fund (full disclosure, I run this fund) also funds WAW orgs. ACE's EAA Fund is separate from ACE's Research Fund and not affiliated with EA Animal Welfare Fund.