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Old 05-23-2016, 07:46 AM   #11
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exactly...thanks for making my point for me. Horse racing is stupid
I don't really watch it so I don't really have an opinion. Just like people who think hitting a small white ball into a small hole is stupid. But for ones who love Golf, like myself, I find it awesome.

Players get paralyzed in football yet we all love it.
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Old 05-23-2016, 07:55 AM   #12
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I don't really watch it so I don't really have an opinion. Just like people who think hitting a small white ball into a small hole is stupid. But for ones who love Golf, like myself, I find it awesome.

Players get paralyzed in football yet we all love it.
people can choose if they want to play football or not.
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Old 05-23-2016, 08:05 AM   #13
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people can choose if they want to play football or not.
So does that mean having a pet is stupid? They obviously can't choose.. I don't hunt but maybe outlaw hunting, I'm sure they'd choose not to die. Or fishing for that matter.
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So does that mean having a pet is stupid? They obviously can't choose.. I don't hunt but maybe outlaw hunting, I'm sure they'd choose not to die. Or fishing for that matter.
The way my wife spoils our dog...they would choose to be here! As far as hunting...I think trophy hunting is barbaric too but if the hunters / fishermen eat what they kill it is OK. I'm sure other people will have a different view.
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The way my wife spoils our dog...they would choose to be here! As far as hunting...I think trophy hunting is barbaric too but if the hunters / fishermen eat what they kill it is OK. I'm sure other people will have a different view.
But the point just like your horse choice analogy is that some animal being hunted probably doesn't want to be on someone's stove.
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There's nothing inherently wrong with horse racing; but I think it's fair to judge the state of the practice. Bad breeding and drugging is ugly.

There's nothing at all wrong with hunting or fishing your food. Far more humane to let an animal live a wild life before you eat it than the stuff that happens in factory farms.
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But the point just like your horse choice analogy is that some animal being hunted probably doesn't want to be on someone's stove.
I just think putting an animal in grave danger so we can bet on it is different than hunting and using the animal for food (Trophy hunting is wrong IMO). That's just my opinion.
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yeah, i don't think horse racing needs to go away. its not like bullfighting and a couple horses dying at a race isnt a big deal in the grand scheme of things.

funny hearing this from the guy who's reaction to cops killing an unarmed black kid or people of Flint poisoned by lead water is more or less "theyre poor and uneducated and got what they deserve"
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yeah, i don't think horse racing needs to go away. its not like bullfighting and a couple horses dying at a race isnt a big deal in the grand scheme of things.

funny hearing this from the guy who's reaction to cops killing an unarmed black kid or people of Flint poisoned by lead water is more or less "theyre poor and uneducated and got what they deserve"
He said that about the people of flint? Shit.
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I could see him saying "But they chose to drink water."
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