This is the most controversial post I have ever written in ten years of blogging. I wrote it because I was very angry at a specific incident. Not meant as a criticism of feminism, so much as of a certain way of operationalizing feminism.
By Nina Golgowski Three top German automakers are under fire after reports that they financed studies in which humans and monkeys inhaled harmful gases, including nitrogen dioxide — a component of car exhaust.
VolkswagenBMW and Daimler, the owner of Mercedes, financed the group that commissioned the studies, according to the reports. To keep the animals calm, researchers said they gave them cartoons to watch. Similar ones are seen here.
These tests on monkeys or even people are in no ethical way justifiable and raise many critical questions about those who are behind the tests.
Sean Gallup via Getty Images All three automakers have since distanced themselves from the study. The German government has also spoken out against the testing.
Christopher Berry, an attorney with the California-based nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund, told HuffPost on Wednesday that potential legal issues revolve around the engine used in the experiment.
That means the researchers would have had to report that the engine being used in the experiment was rigged to release cleaner emissions, instead of what was reported, he said.
Deviating from [the] protocol without approval would be a violation of the Animal Welfare Act. Google Maps The Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute in Albuquerque has defended its work with animals, saying it follows animal welfare laws.
One critic of the lab and its work, however, is Dr. Since March ofthe facility has been written up for eight noncritical incidents and five critical incidents involving animals, including dogs, pigs and non-human primates, according to inspection reports released by the USDA and reviewed by HuffPost.
There were also incidents of primates escaping cages, primates injuring fingers in their enclosures and being given unapproved drug combinations. There were also reports about instances that resulted in death: It was later determined that they had been left too long inside an enclosure that was too densely packed and likely had a decreased air flow.Culture Jamming: Hacking, Slashing, and Sniping in the Empire of Signs.
I. The Empire of Signs “My fellow Americans,” exhorted John F. Kennedy, “haven’t you ever wanted to put your foot through your television screen?”.
Idolizing celebrities can be toxic to the fan’s well being as well. Whenever a celebrity comes out and talks about their own issues with body image, sexuality, etc.
there will always be fans who credit those celebrities for helping them overcome their own issues. Welcome to Pajiba. Run, Michelle Williams, Run! Roles You Can’t Get Over, Actors You Can’t Forgive.
The Toxic Society: Celebrity Culture “Gangnam Style,” popular K-Pop single released by Psy, musician, received unexpected feedback from the whole world which brought up a novel trend of outrageous dancing gesture and distinguished music style that people were crazy about.
Celebrity Culture Another trait which defines America’s culture and identity is the culture of celebrities.
With plenty of wealth, fame, and attention, celebrities display to the middle and lower class citizens the ways of life of upper class citizens and nationwide divas. Is the cult of celebrity harmful to society? Celebrity culture is a poisonous type of american imperialism and the reason why Our Supreme leader Kim Jong Un will destroy US.
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