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#52 - therobsorensen (03/03/2013) [-]
I'm currently living in Idaho (about an hour from Yellowstone) and wolves are such a big problem here that the government is actually encouraging hunting them, because they are starting to attack local cattle and whatnot. So actually that guy wasn't really doing anything wrong.
#88 to #52 - rakoom ONLINE (03/03/2013) [-]
This is the border between 'what's practical' and 'what's ethical'.

The fact that these here might be a problem to the farmers' cattle and whatnot is one thing, but the guy here was a cunt who played upon the basic instincts of a mother wanting to save a child in need, just so he could get a trophy. And he felt proud of it.

That's disgracing every modern hunter in the most despicable way.
#146 to #88 - therobsorensen (03/04/2013) [-]
I understand what you're saying, but the end result is still the death of the wolf, so why does it really matter HOW he kills it?

Not trying to sound douchey.
#147 to #146 - rakoom ONLINE (03/04/2013) [-]
You MAY try and see it this way.

The problem is with the hunter and the means used for the kill. There is a certain amount of respect placed with the canine race due to how they make good household pets with the proper amount of care and treatment, seeing as they're more than a bunch of mindless runts. Add that to the moral statemenet that you're not supposed to enjoy killing another living being, and you've got a preeeetty wrong picture over a guy holding up a wolf as a trophy, believing himself to be a man.

But hey, why is this different from killing fish? From killing one of the many other wolves? Why not take some pride in killing such a beautiful and mighty beast since we're doing it anyhow? Well sadly because this guy played the creature on a basic motherly instinct whereas it went to help a tiny, wounded cub. If it was a human then everyone would've tossed the guy into a fire, but since its a wolf, only those who really care for animals have this feeling.
User avatar #74 to #52 - Pedosnake (03/03/2013) [-]
I feel like its the fact that he lured it away using the sound of a crying wolf pup
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