[ExI] types of cars and ethics

spike spike66 at att.net
Sat Jul 28 05:16:42 UTC 2012

On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 8:31 AM, MB <mbb386 at main.nc.us> wrote:
> Eugen wrote:
> I also like snakes. And have moved them as well. (Most recently a 5 
> foot black rat snake.)

I once got out of the car to escort a rattle snake across the road.
>From a safe distance of course, but I kept the sadists from running him/her

Ja?  What about all the warm furry critters that rattler will bite and
devour in her lifetime?  And what of all her fangy offspring, and all the
warm furry beasts those offspring will bite and devour?  And what about all
the mosquitoes that would have bitten those warm furries, who will now go
hungry because of your good deed of escorting bite-girl across the road?
And what of those stem cells which would have otherwise been extracted from
the mosquitoes you starved, which would have otherwise been re-injected into
a young female human, who then became impregnated while your stem cell was
swimming around in her veins, which then would have been incorporated into
her reproductive organs, giving the otherwise doomed stem cell a new path
for indefinite survival?

Wonderfully complicated is the field of ethics.  I like the simpler ethics
principles, such as do not use bulls as play toys, and don't buy tickets to
watch others do so.

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