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ForrestGump Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-04-06 12:28 AM
Response to Reply #20
25. That's a very important point
There's a lot of species-ism out there and conservation efforts in years past were primarily directed not only a single species (rarely a good way to go) but were, even if only for pragmatic reasons, focused on soft and furry animals. Even predators like the tiger were, at least, beautiful to behold in their grace and power and were warm blooded.

There's a good reason why the symbol of the World Wildlife Fund has always been the panda.

Steve took people for a walk on the wild side. What he did for children, through those shows of his directed largely at young audiences (i used to enjoy them, too) will, I hope, help ensure that the next batch of voting citizens do that much better a job with environmental matters than did each of the generations before them.
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  -Steve Irwin? Floogeldy  Sep-03-06 11:57 PM   #0 
  - Pure of heart.  dicksteele   Sep-03-06 11:59 PM   #1 
  - amen  Lisa0825   Sep-04-06 12:02 AM   #3 
  - Passionate about conservation  TimeChaser   Sep-04-06 12:01 AM   #2 
  - He truly loved nature....  Lisa0825   Sep-04-06 12:03 AM   #6 
  - H: Constant student/teacher. n/t  Ptah   Sep-04-06 12:03 AM   #4 
  - Really Crappy post and poll.....sorry  IChing   Sep-04-06 12:03 AM   #5 
  - A great guy who loved his family, animals, and the environment.  LostInAnomie   Sep-04-06 12:06 AM   #7 
  - Some (along with myself) might think that this poll sucks ,,,  CarolinaPeridot   Sep-04-06 12:09 AM   #8 
  - Maybe.  Floogeldy   Sep-04-06 12:11 AM   #9 
  - Worst. Poll. Ever.  Fox Mulder   Sep-04-06 12:11 AM   #10 
  - Talk to Steve about it when you get to heaven, or whatever.  Floogeldy   Sep-04-06 12:13 AM   #13 
     - He knew what he was risking.  CarolinaPeridot   Sep-04-06 12:15 AM   #14 
     - If it were me you were talking about,  Fox Mulder   Sep-04-06 12:17 AM   #17 
        - I didn't call Steve anything.  Floogeldy   Sep-04-06 12:18 AM   #19 
           - Yeah, kind of like someone who does push-polling.  Shakespeare   Sep-04-06 12:22 AM   #21 
  - I've worked with dangerous animals  ForrestGump   Sep-04-06 12:12 AM   #11 
  - ...  TimeChaser   Sep-04-06 12:15 AM   #15 
  - great post  pitohui   Sep-04-06 12:15 AM   #16 
  - beautiful post.nt  Lisa0825   Sep-04-06 12:18 AM   #18 
  - Well said. Here's what I admired most about him:  Shakespeare   Sep-04-06 12:21 AM   #20 
     - Are you saying that the correct answer is "B?"  Floogeldy   Sep-04-06 12:24 AM   #22 
     - No. "B" is inaccurate and simplistic. n/t  Shakespeare   Sep-04-06 12:27 AM   #23 
        - It's a poll.  Floogeldy   Sep-04-06 12:29 AM   #26 
           - No, it's a *bullshit* poll.  Shakespeare   Sep-04-06 12:32 AM   #28 
              - And what would your poll choices have been?  Floogeldy   Sep-04-06 12:36 AM   #31 
                 - I wouldn't have posted a poll.  Shakespeare   Sep-04-06 12:44 AM   #39 
     - That's a very important point  ForrestGump   Sep-04-06 12:28 AM   #25 
  - Not entirely unexpected  baldguy   Sep-04-06 12:12 AM   #12 
  - I agree..  Omphaloskepsis   Sep-04-06 12:28 AM   #24 
  - No, the f***wits responsible for junk like  ForrestGump   Sep-04-06 12:34 AM   #29 
     - I don't have cable.. What was good about his show?  Omphaloskepsis   Sep-04-06 12:40 AM   #34 
        - He stressed, always,  ForrestGump   Sep-04-06 12:50 AM   #44 
  - Have you no decency?  Inspired   Sep-04-06 12:32 AM   #27 
  - I have more decency than you can possibly imagine.  Floogeldy   Sep-04-06 12:34 AM   #30 
  - None of the above.  Jamastiene   Sep-04-06 12:38 AM   #32 
  - Wrong answer.  Floogeldy   Sep-04-06 12:40 AM   #35 
  - A new low on DU...  RetroLounge   Sep-04-06 12:39 AM   #33 
  - Only in your heart and mind.  Floogeldy   Sep-04-06 12:41 AM   #36 
  - Whatever.  RetroLounge   Sep-04-06 12:42 AM   #37 
  - I think it should be moved to GD.  Ptah   Sep-04-06 12:44 AM   #38 
     - Ooooooh, I'm sorry.  Floogeldy   Sep-04-06 12:46 AM   #40 
        - Sometimes, Floogeldy, you set my teeth on edge.  Ptah   Sep-04-06 12:51 AM   #45 
           - Thanks for the great pic, Ptah  Floogeldy   Sep-04-06 12:54 AM   #46 
              - Are you Al Pacino or Brian Bosworth?  Ptah   Sep-04-06 12:56 AM   #47 
                 - Hmmm . . .  Floogeldy   Sep-04-06 12:59 AM   #48 
  - Well  socialdemocrat1981   Sep-04-06 12:46 AM   #41 
  - Nice post, socialdemocrat1981.  Floogeldy   Sep-04-06 12:48 AM   #42 
  - Excellent post in an otherwise dubious thread  AussieDave   Sep-04-06 12:48 AM   #43 
  - Locking  mvd   Sep-04-06 01:20 AM   #49 

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