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by Twizelby
Sat May 17, 2014 4:03 am
Forum: Other Philosophy Discussion Forum
Topic: science of animal smarts
Replies: 13
Views: 4115

Re: science of animal smarts

I honestly don't know. I make videos about what falls into my lap. I love the topic and I think science is a powerful and ignored tool in the argument. I don;t plan to but I didn't plan to make videos in the 1st place. just trying to add intellectual credibility to the basics that I think are ignore...
by Twizelby
Sat May 17, 2014 3:57 am
Forum: Vegan Forum
Topic: A Hypothetical For Vegan Input.
Replies: 33
Views: 7102

Re: A question to vegans.

I believe I answered your questions on hypotheticals as best I can. let me ask you... is there a reason we need to maximize suffering?
by Twizelby
Sat May 17, 2014 3:54 am
Forum: Vegan Forum
Topic: Preachy Vegan
Replies: 5
Views: 1929

Re: Preachy Vegan

I usually follow the Vegan atheist way of responding. I do not being it up unless asked, even then I preface my argument with "if this makes you uncomfortable then stop me" my problem is when people equate that with preaching like a religious person. To me it's like saying "stop preaching to me abou...
by Twizelby
Fri May 16, 2014 5:35 pm
Forum: Other Philosophy Discussion Forum
Topic: science of animal smarts
Replies: 13
Views: 4115

science of animal smarts

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ymmi6s7ivhk
My compilation of interesting factoids with links included to see the whole video's. I recommend following the links and watching the whole uncut video's.
by Twizelby
Fri May 16, 2014 5:03 pm
Forum: Vegan Forum
Topic: A Hypothetical For Vegan Input.
Replies: 33
Views: 7102

Re: A question to vegans.

Hypotheticals, "What if stepping on a crack does not break your mothers back, but actually breaks some other mothers back?" "what if God exists and he wants you to wear a pope hat or eat koala diarrhea every morning?" Every article you read about "plant pain" uses pain to make the topic anthropomorp...
by Twizelby
Fri May 16, 2014 4:22 pm
Forum: Vegan Forum
Topic: Preachy Vegan
Replies: 5
Views: 1929

Preachy Vegan

How do we best communicate what our ideas are to the larger community. I often find myself as the butt of jokes and people generally regard us as preachy. We all know why we are passionate about this topic, and why bacon jokes not only stupid but incredibly disrespectful, but how do we change the pe...
by Twizelby
Fri May 16, 2014 4:02 pm
Forum: Vegan Forum
Topic: Invasive Species
Replies: 2
Views: 1415

Invasive Species

So, I am at a crossroads here. Where I live we have a huge infestation of an invasive stink bug species. They are damaging crops and just generally a smelly nuisance. It has no predators here, whats the proper procedure for dealing with an invasive species in general. to kill or not to kill? http://...