Irreplaceable Quotes (2 quotes)
The next decade will perhaps raise us a step above despair to a cleaner, clearer wisdom and biology cannot fail to help in this. As we become increasingly aware of the ethical problems raised by science and technology, the frontiers between the biological and social sciences are clearly of critical importancein population density and problems of hunger, psychological stress, pollution of the air and water and exhaustion of irreplaceable resources.
We must painfully acknowledge that, precisely because of its great intellectual developments, the best of man's domesticated animalsthe dogmost often becomes the victim of physiological experiments. Only dire necessity can lead one to experiment on catson such impatient, loud, malicious animals. During chronic experiments, when the animal, having recovered from its operation, is under lengthy observation, the dog is irreplaceable; moreover, it is extremely touching. It is almost a participant in the experiments conducted upon it, greatly facilitating the success of the research by its understanding and compliance.