Discussion in 'General Philosophy' started by Why?, Sep 21, 2007.
Correct, pronounced 'Anty'. Even 'ant' (aunt) is posh.
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Of course you would or should anyways; pertaining to people who wouldn't. Human lives are more valuable than any animal; I don't believe Humans to be animals despite our stance in science.
But, the real question that I think this thread is about (my opinion), is whether or not you should step on one because you just feel like it.
english is a weird language. in my language words always sound like the letters.
I wont, but I do poke anthills with a stick to see them move around
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1st is pronounced "lester-sher" - the county of which Leicester (Lester) is the county town.
LYE sester shYre...
or when non japanese people try to pronounce
or when japanese people try to pronounce Mcdonalds
I crush ants whenever they become bothersome to my immediate presence, or I'm just bored and feel like killing something. Why? Because I'm bigger than them and I can. Ants are puny, insignificant insects that I am thousands of times larger than. I'm not religious. Ants do not contribute to my life. They're more of a pest than anything. They don't offer me any reason to spare them. So I exercise my power of size over them and squash them just because I feel like it. What can I say... it's good to be big. What difference does it make?
The truth is this. As long as I don't believe in reincarnation, why is it wrong for me to demolish as many anthills as I like. Even though I'm not religious, there is still no moral obligation for me to revere ants just because they are alive. I am huge in comparison to them, and therefore more powerful and more important. It doesn't matter whether these puny things get killed by a flood or whether they are a tiny, liquid substance on the bottom of my feet.
They're just ants.
Most don't even pronounce "katana" properly... :shrug:
Well, I believe that sets a precident for treating those with less power than you as inferior, if you were rich and powerful would you see other human beings as bothersome and crush them in the same manner? Why kill them when you could just as easily not kill them?
well obviously no.
But...if it takes away the anger you would have released on people...than yes.
just like if you had a bad day and there are no ants around, hit your kids they are way smaller than you.
Though I would say it's good not to hurt someone, you still should give in to anger in anyway.
Becuase the more you give in, the greater it will grow.
Of course one would, it's because we give precedence to our own species.. I believe evolution has a little something to do with that.
No, human life may have more value to other humans but in essence human have no greater value than any other animal.
Humans are animals no matter what you want to believe.
You are right. It is despicable to kill an animal just because you feel like it.
Can't you see that conveying and defending a viewpoint that you don't even hold for true makes a discussion meaningless ? If you don't have anything to say about the topic you should stay out of the discussion.
So what do you think about the topic ? Should we care about the life of an ant ?
Well that's your opinion and I disagree.
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