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originally posted by: Metallicus
a reply to: Benevolent Heretic
I don't know why everyone is so upset about SJWs. It's just people trying to change the world for the better, in their opinions anyway. We all do that.
You actually explained why no one likes these people. They stick their nose in other people's business and try to tell them what is best for them. Just like Christians and other religious proselytizers.
originally posted by: Justso
I rescue cats and dogs. Farm animals (chickens, pigs, etc.) are raised for our food. I've been to Hong Kong, China etc. and seen them selling puppies and kittens for human consumption. It literally ruined my trip. I never want to fo to India, for alot of reasons. Some cultures are a major turnoff like how they treat women and children. I don't think I am better but I do know we Americans are more evolved (or less desperate. I am not a SJW but that doesn't mean I could excuse or approve of unnecessary or just plain uneducated behavior.
Many of the dogs that are killed are stolen household pets or are watchdogs of rural families. Allowing the Dog Meat Festival to continue is like endorsing dog theft, which supplies the dog meat industry.
5. Dog meat festivals are not a good image for Yulin nor China The Yulin Lychee Dog Meat Festival itself is, in fact, not a tradition at all. It only started in the 1990s. It exists because of profit and has been linked to economic growth. But bad news has increasingly overshadowed the good. Negative coverage is growing - dog theft, criminal activities, food hygiene issues, and rabies fears - not to mention the division in society between those for and against the festival. Together these have brought significantly more negative publicity to Yulin than economic benefits.
3. Tradition should be part of progress - it shouldn’t hinder it
The progression of civilisation requires culture and tradition to be continuously reviewed. Traditions and customs inconsistent with modern civilisation cannot be maintained. Looking back at history, we see that many inhumane “traditions” - slavery and foot-binding, for example, have been protested and outlawed by society. Their elimination encourages a harmonious and healthy society, and a positive national image, without causing harm to our rich culture. This way we can keep alive the valuable traditions that actually benefit society. “Traditional culture” should not be an excuse for a corruption and cruelty.
The killing and eating of cats and dogs is opposed by a growing number of people and governments of many Asian countries have taken measures to stop the practice. In Hong Kong it’s been defined as illegal since 1950. The Philippines launched its Animal Welfare Act in 1998, announcing the slaughtering of cats and dogs for food to be illegal. In 2003, Taiwan saw its Animal Protection Law amended and updated to specifically stop the practice.
originally posted by: nullafides
a reply to: reldra
Wow. Obviously you are operating at something of a deficit.
Please...allow me to explain.
Brother Maynard is a reference to James Maynard....lead singer and songwriter of the band Tool.
The quote I put in, was from their song called "Disgustipated".
originally posted by: LittleByLittle
I think SJW should be questioned for their merit since they are behaving sometimes like bullies being a danger to free speech. Often there is a lack of logical thought and a disregard of facts and a push for emotional black mail.
originally posted by: reldra
originally posted by: HUMBLEONE
As long as they're not eating cats, I 'm good with it. Dogs are so gross. They eat their own sh$t. I had a dog that ate its own steaming turds right in front of me, which put me into an existential crisis.... eats #, #s, eats #, #s, eats # unto eternity. Thats why I f$cking hate dogs! They f$ck with my mind man! I resonate with cats, they're chilled out.
Three cheers for all you Bitches!!!
A lot of animals eat their own sh*t and cud.