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1. Medical researchers, cosmetic companies, and others often perform
experiments on animals. Many people feel that experimentation on
animals is wrong and should be stopped immediately because
animals do feel pain, and there are other alternatives. How do you
feel? State your position and explain your reasons.
2. Since the cloning of the sheep Dolly, there has been much debate
over whether or not human beings should be cloned. Many people
feel this is a violation of the natural order of things and that all
research in the area of human cloning should be banned. Others
feel that this is a natural progression of science and human
evolution and that research in the area of human cloning should be
a priority. How do you feel about this issue? Use specific reasons
and examples to support your position.
3. Most states allow people to get a driver’s license at the age of 16.
Some people feel that 16 is much too young for the responsibility
that comes with driving a car and that teenagers should not be
allowed to drive until the age of 18. In your opinion, at what age
should people be allowed to drive, and why?
4. In many countries, citizens are required to serve in the military for
a year or more. Do you believe the United States should institute a
similar practice? Why or why not? Use specific reasons and
examples to support your answer.
5. A few decades ago, many families had half a dozen or more
children. Nowadays, more and more families are choosing to have
only one or two children. Are smaller families better than larger
ones? Why or why not? State your position and support it with
specific reasons and examples.