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Raskolnik Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-26-09 02:59 PM
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60. So you don't really know what you're talking about, but you're sure of it nonetheless. n/t
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  -Gov. Gen. eats slaughtered seal's raw heart to show support for seal hunt Freddie Stubbs  May-26-09 08:43 AM   #0 
  - I hope the seal was infected with heartworm.  ClarkUSA   May-26-09 08:44 AM   #1 
  - Good Idea...  Rebubula   May-26-09 08:56 AM   #7 
     - Nicely said. NT  NYCGirl   May-26-09 09:12 AM   #10 
     - Um, I was being sarcastic. Lighten up. Spare me the lecture.  ClarkUSA   May-26-09 09:57 AM   #13 
        - The classic backpedal when called on a stupid statement (nt)  Posteritatis   May-26-09 01:14 PM   #20 
           - A lack of humor and self-righteousness usually go together. Your comment is a prime example.  ClarkUSA   May-26-09 01:28 PM   #32 
              - Actually, seals do get heartworm  petronius   May-26-09 10:56 PM   #95 
              - oh c'mon, you were not being particularly lighthearted. or at all funny.  La Lioness Priyanka   May-28-09 08:12 AM   #117 
  - If you eat meat, it's always enlightening to get close to the slaughtered animal  KittyWampus   May-26-09 08:45 AM   #2 
  - Not at all (nt)  Posteritatis   May-26-09 01:17 PM   #25 
  - That's just VILE ... SAVAGE.  ShortnFiery   May-26-09 08:46 AM   #3 
  - The Inuit's "savage" ways have enabled them to survive in a harsh climate  Freddie Stubbs   May-26-09 12:28 PM   #14 
  - Inuit's use spears, not clubs. They don't skin animals alive  Lorien   May-26-09 03:03 PM   #63 
  - They do use clubs and it's actually a more humane way of dispatching the animal  MajorChode   May-27-09 09:28 AM   #102 
  - for several thousand years.  Thothmes   May-26-09 06:38 PM   #72 
  - watch...this isnt tradition  Mari333   May-26-09 10:07 PM   #87 
  - Is it any more "VILE" or "SAVAGE" than paying $30 for a medium-rare filet mignon? n/t  Raskolnik   May-26-09 12:55 PM   #17 
  - You see, that's okay because the filet mignon just magically appears on our plates (nt)  Posteritatis   May-26-09 01:14 PM   #21 
     - Its nice how it works that way, isn't it?  Raskolnik   May-26-09 01:28 PM   #30 
        - Yep  Posteritatis   May-26-09 01:39 PM   #35 
        - Cute animals always have more rights than non-cute animals  MajorChode   May-27-09 09:31 AM   #103 
  - So are the methods employed to farm livestock  NickB79   May-26-09 01:20 PM   #27 
  - I find your judgementalism far more vile.  Seldona   May-26-09 01:47 PM   #40 
  - The photo op was vile  Horse with no Name   May-26-09 10:22 PM   #92 
  - are you vegan?  La Lioness Priyanka   May-28-09 08:13 AM   #118 
  - Here's a film of Anthony Bourdain with an Inuit family partaking of their raw  NYCGirl   May-26-09 08:47 AM   #4 
  - "The Inuit waste nothing."  tuvor   May-26-09 08:55 AM   #5 
  - that was very interesting  dugaresa   May-26-09 01:51 PM   #41 
  - Once they put a face of Inuit Poverty on the Seal Hunt I began to realise ......  slampoet   May-27-09 09:19 AM   #101 
  - Bourdain usually is good about showing local culture  XOKCowboy   May-28-09 12:33 AM   #113 
  - Freaking disgusting.  chatnoir   May-26-09 08:56 AM   #6 
  - Disgusting! n/t  Triana   May-26-09 09:10 AM   #8 
  - I know! Don't those Inuit know they should be eating Doritos and drinking Coke  Raskolnik   May-26-09 01:40 PM   #36 
     - its about fur coats for wealthy people  Mari333   May-26-09 10:07 PM   #88 
        - Why don't you read the story again for the first time and reconsider. n/t  Raskolnik   May-27-09 08:50 AM   #96 
  - See? We're not bloodthirsty  Canuckistanian   May-26-09 09:10 AM   #9 
  - Are you vegan? NT  NYCGirl   May-26-09 09:13 AM   #11 
     - No.  Canuckistanian   May-26-09 12:50 PM   #16 
        - Hmmm, so the Inuit should tailor their culture to fit the...  Spazito   May-26-09 01:19 PM   #26 
        - No. What I object to is the marketing of the seal hunt  Canuckistanian   May-26-09 07:44 PM   #76 
           - Here is what she actually said as opposed to the misleading headlines...  Spazito   May-26-09 08:53 PM   #80 
              - You're right. She doesn't seem to say anything about the hunt  Canuckistanian   May-26-09 09:00 PM   #81 
                 - Yep, can't create a controversy by simply reporting that...  Spazito   May-26-09 09:04 PM   #82 
        - How is it any more "shocking" than carving off a piece of fresh sushi from a salmon? n/t  Raskolnik   May-26-09 01:29 PM   #33 
        - Look, I have no problems with Inuit culture  Canuckistanian   May-26-09 07:47 PM   #77 
        - Well  CHIMO   May-26-09 06:28 PM   #71 
           - I'm not making a comment on the diet of the Inuit  Canuckistanian   May-26-09 07:51 PM   #79 
  - Judgmental..  livetoride   May-26-09 09:22 AM   #12 
  - welcome to DU  merh   May-26-09 12:33 PM   #15 
  - Seld-delete  LanternWaste   May-26-09 03:00 PM   #61 
  - There are also people here who would prefer that others starve  Matariki   May-27-09 04:49 PM   #108 
  - But - but - seals are cute so hunting them is intrinsically evil!  Posteritatis   May-26-09 01:13 PM   #19 
  - Fuck cultural relativism.  LeftyMom   May-26-09 01:17 PM   #24 
  - So when are you going to start building that chain of grocery stores up there then?  NickB79   May-26-09 01:24 PM   #28 
  - Well, you'd have to force them all to be vegan first  Posteritatis   May-26-09 01:35 PM   #34 
  - Cultural relativism?  MellowDem   May-26-09 01:24 PM   #29 
     - Fuck that, I'm no cuddlytarian.  LeftyMom   May-26-09 01:28 PM   #31 
        - So all the grocery stores you're building for the Inuit will be stocked with tofurkeys then?  NickB79   May-26-09 01:42 PM   #37 
        - "Killing and eating any feeling being is fucked up."  Raskolnik   May-26-09 01:44 PM   #38 
           - Something that doesn't suffer. An animal is not a resource to be harvested.  LeftyMom   May-26-09 01:53 PM   #42 
              - Please be specific. What "something that doesn't suffer" is available in the arctic? n/t  Raskolnik   May-26-09 01:54 PM   #43 
              - The vast, glowing fields of maize, the bountiful orchards, the dietary-supplement bushes.. (nt)  Posteritatis   May-26-09 01:57 PM   #45 
              - I don't know why they don't eat at that new vegan place  Raskolnik   May-26-09 02:04 PM   #49 
              - Are populations not mobile?  LeftyMom   May-26-09 01:58 PM   #46 
                 - That's a level of dumb that makes "let them eat cake" sound wise (nt)  Posteritatis   May-26-09 02:00 PM   #47 
                 - Indeed  HughMoran   May-26-09 10:33 PM   #93 
                 - Yeah, that's what I thought. They should move to Sacramento like you and buy their food in  Raskolnik   May-26-09 02:01 PM   #48 
                 - Of course. Nowhere else do people manage to live without slaughtering threatened species.  LeftyMom   May-26-09 02:33 PM   #52 
                    - Not in the arctic, they damned well don't  Posteritatis   May-26-09 02:36 PM   #54 
                    - First, I do not believe that the seal population is "threatened" by Inuit hunting.  Raskolnik   May-26-09 02:53 PM   #56 
                       - It's horrifying either way.  LeftyMom   May-26-09 02:54 PM   #57 
                          - So you don't really know what you're talking about, but you're sure of it nonetheless. n/t  Raskolnik   May-26-09 02:59 PM   #60 
                          - +10  Ghost in the Machine   May-26-09 03:29 PM   #67 
                          - It's wholly unreasonable  livetoride   May-26-09 03:48 PM   #69 
                          - On the bright side, global warming will melt the ice caps, making way for acres of farm land.  J-Lo Biafra   May-28-09 05:11 AM   #114 
                 - Why don't they buy their meat at Raley's like us civilized Sacramentans?  Throd   May-26-09 02:35 PM   #53 
                 - um, what?  uppityperson   May-26-09 02:59 PM   #59 
                 - So you're saying that people should move out of the desert instead of relying on aid from others?  Ghost in the Machine   May-26-09 03:04 PM   #64 
                 - Are you advocating for the genocide of Inuit and other artic peoples?  HiFructosePronSyrup   May-26-09 03:05 PM   #65 
                 - Oh, good, I wasn't the only person wondering that (nt)  Posteritatis   May-26-09 03:07 PM   #66 
                 - Oh come on  rockymountaindem   May-26-09 10:01 PM   #85 
                 - While I generally agree with you on most things...  BreweryYardRat   May-26-09 10:20 PM   #90 
                 - WOW...  Rebubula   May-28-09 08:27 AM   #120 
              - Try living in a resource-scarce environment for awhile before getting back to us  Posteritatis   May-26-09 01:57 PM   #44 
              - The last 5-6,000 years of human civilization beg to differ.  proteus_lives   May-26-09 03:01 PM   #62 
              - Slaves were our second.  LanternWaste   May-27-09 05:13 PM   #111 
                 - Comparing the two?  proteus_lives   May-27-09 11:58 PM   #112 
                 - Dear god...  Rebubula   May-28-09 08:30 AM   #121 
              - What is the growing season for  Thothmes   May-26-09 06:43 PM   #73 
              - Homo sapiens have "harvested" animals for about the last  Thothmes   May-26-09 06:47 PM   #74 
  - well we draw the line with other things  iamthebandfanman   May-27-09 08:57 AM   #99 
     - why not animal killing? Here's why..  livetoride   May-27-09 09:13 AM   #100 
  - Good politics. I wonder how it tasted.  alfredo   May-26-09 12:56 PM   #18 
  - Great politics!  proteus_lives   May-26-09 02:52 PM   #55 
     - Of course she might like eating the hearts of dead animals, then the good  alfredo   May-26-09 09:55 PM   #84 
  - Well, there isn't much room for doubt on Jean's position now, is there? (nt)  Posteritatis   May-26-09 01:15 PM   #22 
  - As Bob Dylan said....  Tierra_y_Libertad   May-26-09 01:16 PM   #23 
  - Bullshit fucking "solidarity." The Inuit hunts aren't affected by the EU ban.  flvegan   May-26-09 01:44 PM   #39 
  - It's about money, the Inuit are being exploited as a photo op background  SOS   May-26-09 09:43 PM   #83 
  - Sarah Palin will need to top this  Enrique   May-26-09 02:05 PM   #50 
  - Maybe she'll do the same thing to a Russian or something?  Posteritatis   May-26-09 02:06 PM   #51 
  - My Thoughts, Too  NashVegas   May-26-09 03:46 PM   #68 
  - Love to see Sarah slice open a moose and stick her head in the chest cavity  HughMoran   May-26-09 10:35 PM   #94 
  - Eat your heart out, Sarah! I mean, er, um...never mind  AspenRose   May-28-09 07:48 AM   #115 
  - Hardcore!  proteus_lives   May-26-09 02:56 PM   #58 
  - Kudos to our GG  gula   May-26-09 06:12 PM   #70 
  - she condones murder for fur coats for the wealthy?  Mari333   May-26-09 10:09 PM   #89 
     - My computer doesn't suport you tube, however  gula   May-27-09 03:50 PM   #107 
  - While I understand the traditions  Sheepshank   May-26-09 06:58 PM   #75 
  - Animals have become our slave food..being carnivorous wouldn't be bad ..EXCEPT  cbc5g   May-26-09 07:51 PM   #78 
  - killing of the baby harp seals for fur coats  Mari333   May-26-09 10:04 PM   #86 
  - No matter how many times you post that same YouTube link, it doesn't change the fact  Raskolnik   May-27-09 08:56 AM   #98 
     - Ostensibly the topic is hunting by the Inuit, but it's not  SOS   May-27-09 10:23 AM   #104 
        - The Inuit are not exempt, there are some exceptions....  Spazito   May-27-09 10:37 AM   #105 
  - Barbaric. What did she have for dessert?  Horse with no Name   May-26-09 10:21 PM   #91 
  - No more "barbaric" than ordering prime rib. n/t  Raskolnik   May-27-09 08:54 AM   #97 
  - Barbaric? The death penalty is barbaric....  Spazito   May-27-09 10:48 AM   #106 
  - That's one classy broad...  LanternWaste   May-27-09 05:05 PM   #109 
  - As long as she didn't serve it with dijon mustard... cause then she's an elitist.  Bucky   May-27-09 05:10 PM   #110 
  - If you're somehow feeling protest-y... stop. They need to eat. If you don't like it, you feed them.  AB_Positive   May-28-09 08:11 AM   #116 
     - good point. if the meat isnt endangered what is the problem here?  La Lioness Priyanka   May-28-09 08:15 AM   #119 

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