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Essay talk:CUR's position on almost everything and anything that he wants to type about in this especially long-titled essay

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A person should treat nature as an equal[edit]

So we should give dust mites the right to vote? I should do hard time for setting out traps for the roaches? TheoryOfPractice 21:15, 25 February 2009 (EST)

No, but you should respect the environment. --"C, U Rthe shaky, stiring zebra. 21:18, 25 February 2009 (EST)
That's not at all the same thing. TheoryOfPractice 21:19, 25 February 2009 (EST)
I can care about the environment and kill my chickens and have them for dinner. ĴάΛäšςǍ₰ emancipated oaks exercise me...
(EC)Nature does not equal dust mites. Though if another species was sapient (or sufficently sentient) they should either have a say in what happens to them, or their rights should be considered. In other words, think about what you are doing before you set out the traps for the bugs. You can do it, but at least feel a slight twinge of regret, because you are killing something. --"C, U Rthe shaky, stiring zebra. 21:22, 25 February 2009 (EST)
"A person should have freedom of religion." add on "Or complete freedom from that load of bollocks." ĴάΛäšςǍ₰ emancipated oaks exercise me...
Adding that now. Thanks for helping. --"C, U Rthe shaky, stiring zebra. 21:18, 25 February 2009 (EST)
Define "freedom from". Star of David.png Radioactive afikomen Please ignore all my awful pre-2014 comments. 22:00, 26 February 2009 (EST)
Killing pests like roaches and mice is fair play - after all, they are trespassing, and trespassers will be shot (survivors will be prosecuted). ħumanUser talk:Human 01:15, 8 May 2009 (UTC)
I grew up in an old farmhouse, mice in the walls was a fairly common sound for much of the year. --Kels 01:36, 8 May 2009 (UTC)
I live in an old piece of shit shed, and had to kill about 30-40 meeces when I moved in. Most winters I have to kill another dozen or so stinky pee and poop machines that refuse to pay rent. Then there was the Battle of the Squirrels... ħumanUser talk:Human 04:10, 8 May 2009 (UTC)

Cats are equals to humanity[edit]

Eight out of ten cats would see this as a come-down... :) 10:15, 27 February 2009 (EST) Totnesmartin

Living a nomadic life[edit]

I don't really recommend it in most cases. I would have been better off staying in one house/apartment for more than three years at a stretch over two decades. Same applies to jobs, I've never had one more than three and a half years. --Kels 01:35, 8 May 2009 (UTC)

Mobility is good in that it provides a method to find out where one wants to settle down - if one wants to. Personally, I'm not nomadic (I'll probably die in this building I bought in about 1991, I like to watch trees grow, etc.), but the freedom to move around is a good thing in principle. Of course, I didn't read whatever crap CUR wrote about it that you are responding to... ħumanUser talk:Human 03:58, 8 May 2009 (UTC)
Actually, the catdogboy pretty much said what I did. But there is a balance between stability and flexibility that one has to match to one's preferences pretty early on. ħumanUser talk:Human 04:00, 8 May 2009 (UTC)
Travel, yes. Experiment a lot, too. Find yourself. But being rootless can be a bad thing from time to time. --Kels 04:07, 8 May 2009 (UTC)