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Old 07-09-2016, 07:33 PM
 
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Self-defense for the lions.
"Preemptive ambush"

Basically nature's equivalent of a drone strike.

 
Old 07-09-2016, 10:34 PM
 
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Not to worry. You can still celebrate every time a deer hunter falls from a tree stand. Death or paralysis, it's all the same. Karma.
What did you do to arrive at THAT comparison?

There's poaching (illegal) and deer hunting (legal).

Think it out.
 
Old 07-10-2016, 04:14 AM
 
Location: Pittsburgh, not Paris. #MAGA.
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If true, great. But I'm going to need some more trustworthy sources before believing!
 
Old 07-10-2016, 04:16 AM
 
Location: Great Britain
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Good for the Lions.
 
Old 07-10-2016, 09:51 AM
 
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2 Peter 2:12 But these, as natural brute beasts, made to be taken and destroyed, speak evil of the things that they understand not; and shall utterly perish in their own corruption;

What does God's word say about natural brute beasts?
I think He was talking about gangs.......pretty sure!


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deer hunting is not illegal in many states with the proper permit and time of year. people eat deer meat. or maybe you never heard of venison.

poaching is illegal. learn the difference
I could not have said it better! Strange for anyone to compare hunting for food, to poaching!
 
Old 07-10-2016, 10:59 AM
 
Location: Nescopeck, Penna.
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My initial reaction is Go Lions! But then I thought, what would cause these men to get roped into poaching. Were they family men trying to feed their families with the money they earned (emphasis added), or did they have criminal minds just wanting to make a buck irregardless of the all the negative consequences. There is definitely an underlying reason but in the end, I say Go Lions! And I hope this will dissuade others from poaching.
Agreed -- completely! But you will have to work very hard to explain that point to an audience raised with the comforts of a mature fully-industrialized society, and spoon-fed a "Disney Mentality" by the lowest-common-denominator media.

The fictional poachers in this story do have real-life parallels (and they are, sadly, only a generation or two removed from a primitive hunter/gatherer existence). And when a society at the low end of the socio-economic scale emerges and develops, as is currently going on in the Third World, it begins by taking on the simplest, lowest-paying, and most-regimented tasks.

That is precisely why the clothing industry is "farmed out" to places like Central America, Indonesia, and the Asian sub-continent (and the same product is then sent back to the first world -- covered with a "trendy" label and sold at an inflated price to the impressionable; often the same people who throw a pittance or two to social causes of which they approve.

"We have met the enemy, and he is us." (Walt Kelly -- creator of the comic strip Pogo, on the occasion of the first Earth Day)

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