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Commie Pinko Dirtbag Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-02-08 08:32 PM
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45. Other: the ick factor drowns out the ethical considerations inside my mind.
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  -Is it unethical for people to eat dog and/or cat meat as a regular part of their diet? ZombieHorde  Jun-02-08 07:12 PM   #0 
  - Not that black and white, even with the vegetarian choices  JanMichael   Jun-02-08 07:13 PM   #1 
  - I agree, it depends.  uppityperson   Jun-02-08 07:14 PM   #2 
  - What does it depend on?  ZombieHorde   Jun-02-08 07:15 PM   #4 
     - Situational. Is it cultural norm there? Are you starving?  uppityperson   Jun-02-08 07:18 PM   #12 
        - Answers to your questions.  ZombieHorde   Jun-02-08 07:23 PM   #21 
           - Not unethical, socially unacceptable.  uppityperson   Jun-02-08 07:30 PM   #27 
           - having worked in the racing industry, I couldn't eat horses.  Donnachaidh   Jun-02-08 07:37 PM   #30 
              - Very true, many of us may have eaten animals not normaly eaten in our region.  ZombieHorde   Jun-02-08 08:09 PM   #37 
  - The situation is -regular part of your diet-.  ZombieHorde   Jun-02-08 07:15 PM   #3 
  - Same as eating cow is unethical in some places..  Pavulon   Jun-02-08 07:19 PM   #14 
  - "I bet it would taste like shit too."  ZombieHorde   Jun-02-08 07:36 PM   #29 
  - What your describing sounds more like cultural norms, not ethics.  ZombieHorde   Jun-02-08 08:12 PM   #39 
  - Chicken.  verges   Jun-02-08 11:04 PM   #67 
  - culture  singilarpoint   Jun-02-08 10:08 PM   #51 
  - Exactly. I ate dog once on a reservation  Warpy   Jun-02-08 07:16 PM   #6 
  - I don't even think it's unethical to eat people.  Forkboy   Jun-02-08 07:16 PM   #5 
  - I'm not turning my back on you!  Poll_Blind   Jun-02-08 07:17 PM   #8 
  - I can not see your picture, but I bet that I want to.  ZombieHorde   Jun-02-08 07:18 PM   #10 
  - is a cool zombie pic.  Forkboy   Jun-02-08 07:20 PM   #17 
     - I got to see it! It is a cool zombie pic. Looks like a fun zombie video game.  ZombieHorde   Jun-02-08 07:34 PM   #28 
        - If that's what it takes to get another Godzilla movie made I'm all for it.  Forkboy   Jun-02-08 08:09 PM   #38 
           - There is a Godzilla movie scheduled for release in 2009.  ZombieHorde   Jun-02-08 08:23 PM   #42 
              - That's been on again off again for years now.  Forkboy   Jun-02-08 09:08 PM   #48 
                 - That youtube clip was awesome!!!  ZombieHorde   Jun-03-08 05:36 PM   #70 
  - I hear Republicans taste like pork. nt  thecatburgler   Jun-02-08 07:18 PM   #13 
  - But who would eat them?  GoneOffShore   Jun-02-08 10:49 PM   #62 
  - Libertarians? nt  thecatburgler   Jun-02-08 10:53 PM   #64 
  - I thought snake  verges   Jun-02-08 11:06 PM   #68 
  - by your name and your response  rebel with a cause   Jun-02-08 10:27 PM   #53 
  - I don't think its unethical  revolve   Jun-02-08 07:17 PM   #7 
  - I'm (mostly) a vegetarian but my dogs and cat eat meat.  thecatburgler   Jun-02-08 07:17 PM   #9 
  - But, I draw the line at Soylent Green  Rick Myers   Jun-02-08 07:18 PM   #11 
  - Sick  montanacowboy   Jun-02-08 07:20 PM   #15 
  - Pigs are even smarter than dogs.  ingac70   Jun-02-08 07:22 PM   #19 
     - Rest at ease  rebel with a cause   Jun-02-08 10:34 PM   #55 
        - Man eating rabbit...  ingac70   Jun-04-08 03:20 AM   #72 
  - It's cultural...  ingac70   Jun-02-08 07:20 PM   #16 
  - Though I could never imagine being hungry enough to eat my pussy...  Poll_Blind   Jun-02-08 07:20 PM   #18 
  - lol  ingac70   Jun-02-08 07:27 PM   #24 
  - Eating any animal is unethical.  LeftyMom   Jun-02-08 07:22 PM   #20 
  - Is it unethical for bears to eat fish?  ZombieHorde   Jun-02-08 07:25 PM   #23 
     - Humans have options, and the intellect to make wise choices.  LeftyMom   Jun-02-08 07:56 PM   #34 
  - I think it is unethical to eat any quasi-sentient animal  Firespirit   Jun-02-08 07:23 PM   #22 
  - What if they've been raised to WANT to be eaten?  Poll_Blind   Jun-02-08 07:28 PM   #25 
  - What about pigs? They are as smart as dogs.  ZombieHorde   Jun-02-08 07:28 PM   #26 
     - Yes, and so are some people.  rebel with a cause   Jun-02-08 10:39 PM   #58 
  - It would be unethical for me to eat cat or dog... I could not do it unless there was a dire...  mikelewis   Jun-02-08 07:37 PM   #31 
  - Vegetarian here. But humans are truly omnivores.  pink-o   Jun-02-08 07:43 PM   #32 
  - No, it's not unethical  kdmorris   Jun-02-08 07:44 PM   #33 
  - To me it would depend on culture  Phoonzang   Jun-02-08 07:59 PM   #35 
  - What if a 40 year old from the U.S. goes to a country that eats dogs and/or cats?  ZombieHorde   Jun-02-08 08:07 PM   #36 
     - I think so, yes. On the other hand...  Phoonzang   Jun-02-08 08:27 PM   #43 
  - Hm-m. Interesting question. With my tongue firmly in cheek, I'm wondering how Obama would vote--  Petrushka   Jun-02-08 08:16 PM   #40 
  - Not unethical  Dogtown   Jun-02-08 08:18 PM   #41 
  - If stuck on mountain with a cat and Rush Limbaugh....  ccharles000   Jun-02-08 08:30 PM   #44 
  - Neither  rebel with a cause   Jun-02-08 10:43 PM   #60 
  - Other: the ick factor drowns out the ethical considerations inside my mind.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Jun-02-08 08:32 PM   #45 
  - It depends on where you live. To us it's unethical and icky, but  spenbax   Jun-02-08 08:59 PM   #46 
  - If it isn't life or death (starvation) then yes, it is unethical.  flvegan   Jun-02-08 09:02 PM   #47 
  - Not my first choice of meat, but IMO meat is meat.  Jack_DeLeon   Jun-02-08 09:31 PM   #49 
  - Cats and dogs are friends, not food  StopThePendulum   Jun-02-08 09:55 PM   #50 
  - Well, at least this thread is handy for one thing  Lorien   Jun-02-08 10:38 PM   #57 
  - it is VERY ethical, it is the right thing to do  pitohui   Jun-02-08 10:13 PM   #52 
  - It's unethical for Karl Rove to eat pork - virtually cannibalism  aint_no_life_nowhere   Jun-02-08 10:29 PM   #54 
  - Unethical and idiotic in the extreme  Lorien   Jun-02-08 10:35 PM   #56 
  - Gross and sad, but no more unethical than eating any other animal.  El Pinko   Jun-02-08 10:41 PM   #59 
  - Ethical. Sure. They are food.  BigBluenoser   Jun-02-08 10:48 PM   #61 
  - PS... It is MORE ethical to eat dogs than cats...  BigBluenoser   Jun-02-08 10:55 PM   #65 
  - NO  HuffleClaw   Jun-02-08 10:49 PM   #63 
  - Dog is man's best friend. It is unethical to eat your friends. Ergo, it's unethical to eat dogs.  BobbyVan   Jun-02-08 11:00 PM   #66 
  - Uh, yeah.  Fox Mulder   Jun-02-08 11:08 PM   #69 
  - How can killing and eating one non-human animal be any more or less ethical  Edweird   Jun-03-08 05:59 PM   #71 
  - Is it unethical to post deliberate flamebait?  KitchenWitch   Jun-04-08 03:29 AM   #73 
  - Here it is unethical, not to mention extremely disturbing to me.  Lil Missy   Jun-04-08 04:04 AM   #74 

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