Posted by so on May 26, 2005, at 12:27:42
In reply to Re: Things I don't understand, posted by Dr. Bob on May 26, 2005, at 2:53:26
> Sorry, it looks like your post was cut off, can you give me a link to that one?
"a terrible terrible idea" "heh, heh" (same post, laughter apparently directed at the reasoning of people who think it is a terrible idea, but for reasons with which the writer disagrees)
>> I believe that it *is* natural for humans to eat meat, and this is proven to me by the structure of our teeth.
>That looks a lot similar to this:
>I believe that is is natural for males to use physical force to control (rape) females as this is proven to me by the fact that males (tend to be) bigger than females.
>I think it is over the top to set up feeders to lure in the animal.
>Even worse is spraying the area with female urine to attract the males.
Some of us hunt, and we use these legal technique, in part to give us a more direct, lethal shot with black-powder or a bow.
>"I personally think internet hunting is sick."
is this much differnet than:
> > > The benzo.org.uk crowd leans on the border of quackery as far as I'm concerned.
If internet hunting is characterized as sick, or routine bow-hunting practices as over-the-top, the people who do those things could feel put down. The pattern follows later in the thread, where a post implies certain practices are necessary to "have the decency". I'm not the only hunter who noticed the thread.