Larry Tobin wrote:I've had this pointed out by a number of people and thought I'd pass it on: Isn't it ironic that the food stamp program, part of the Dept. of Agriculture, is pleased to be distributing the greatest amount of food stamps ever. Meanwhile, the Park Service, also part of the Dept. of Agriculture, asks us to "Please don't feed the animals" because they may grow dependent and not learn to take care of themselves.
But, maybe the nation is getting better; we have fewer people reading what used to be called Newspapers.
Nimble wrote: The reason ultimately is danger to humans and interruption in nature's management of the natural world .
River Rat wrote:Nimble wrote: The reason ultimately is danger to humans and interruption in nature's management of the natural world .
Your wrong. Your statment is only true if two assumptions are made. 1) That Human's are not a part of nature; and 2) aminals, other than and in the absence of humans, can actively mangage their own "world."
Both of these assumptions are clearly false. Statements like this arise from the proliferation of things like Disney movies where animals can talk and dance to music misteriously playing in the woods.
Nimble: We cannot separate ourselves from nature, that is my point
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