posted on Sep, 13 2006 @ 12:31 AM
Originally posted by PisTonZOR
Not showing respect? What the hell are you smoking?
He did show respect, he didn't use tranq on Crocs, that can easily kill them,
I was specifically talking about snakes and I was using a different meaning. Is it a smart idea to walk up to Mike Tyson, call him a n...... and punch
him in the face? No. Is it a smart idea to pick up a venemous snake by the tail? No.
as for holding a snake by it's tale, he only did it by himself and when he said they were really angry, he almost always walked
Only by himself? On camera for millions to see and emulate. Jeez-us! Which part of this can't you get?
The baby thing wasn't as dangerous as publicised.
Given camera angles, no, it probably was not. But what it showed was an incredible lack of judgement.
If you die I won't care because you show no respect to people who've given there lives to animals.
Fine, whatever. That's your opinion and you're entitled to it. Dian Fossey literally gave her life for animals, her I respect. Jane Goodall also has
I found him as a nice person,
Again, you are entitled to your opinion.
who put his own life at risk rescuing animals.
and needlessly when demonstrating them also.
Some of the things he did were stupid
I'm sure we all remember Forest Gump's words...
but he made us respect the animals while making it fun to watch.
I don't believe this statement to be true. I didn't find any enjoyment in watching him (my opinion) and I don't believe he imparted "healthy
respect" for dangerous animals.
sidebar: I have watched how my son has imitated what he has seen on WWE, which other family members were watching. "Monkey see, monkey do" and Steve
was setting one of the worst examples I have ever seen.
Seriously, do you think most people will watch a boring Doco about Crocs, or rather watch Steve educate us while making it fun to
Few of his programmes were docos about crocs. And those programmes that were about crocs were hardly documentaries. What did I learn about crocs? Very
little, but I did get an eyeful and an earful of Steve telling us how dangerous this was and how brave his crew was. Marvellous self-promotion, but