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Archive for July 1st, 2016

“Turn the other cheek” and ideology of suicide

Posted by picard578 on July 1, 2016

In Jurassic Park book, dr. Malcolm states that “large predators such as lions and tigers are not born man-eaters. (…) These animals must learn somewhere along the way that human beings are easy to kill. Only afterward do they become man-killers”. This statement is entirely true for most animals. But this is not because humans are not tasty, or caloric enough. While it is true that humans do not have many calories compared to larger prey, we are also not hard to catch or kill, physically speaking. Large land predators that suffer injury or disease which renders them incapable of hunting their normal prey turn to hunting humans for precisely that reason. Only exception to this rule are predatory dolphins and whales, for whom humans are a complete out-of-context problem; not being a water-dweller, we are not regarded as food. Further, whales are extremely intelligent, and are one of few species on the planet that actualy befriends another species. Read the rest of this entry »

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