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Unread 06-23-2004, 01:53 PM
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Why Do We Hunt

Sorry, forgot to paste in the site. http://hunting.about.com/library/weekly/aa122299.htm
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Unread 06-23-2004, 02:50 PM
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Re: Why Do We Hunt

Thats easy, all the dear i have ever hunted refuse to be eatten while they are still alive. ebb
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Unread 06-23-2004, 09:14 PM
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Re: Why Do We Hunt

As an employee at the local gun counter we had the occasional person look at the surrounding mounts and ask "how can you just shoot something that beautiful?"

My response was usually along the lines of "Not only do I believe that animals are a miracle of God and not only do I believe that they are some of the most beautiful parts of nature and not only do I believe that they like us, are an integral part of the ecosystem. I also believe they taste good too."
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Unread 06-23-2004, 09:45 PM
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Re: Why Do We Hunt

Great answer 4ked Horn.

Either the RMEF or one of the editors of Bugle put out a book a few hears ago called "A Hunter's Heart, Honest Essays On Blood Sport". It had quite a few thoughts on it and some interesting insight. Not an easy read, but worthwhile for those who choose to defend our passion for hunting.
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Unread 06-24-2004, 02:11 AM
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It is part of who I am. I began hunting as a small kid with my dad. I have always hunted - it is a part of my biography. There is an honesty to it. I am very proud I do not buy meat at the store - I do not pay someone else to "do my dirty work" for me. I kill, butcher,and wrap my own meat. A hunter understands what a burger and steak is - where it comes from and the effort that goes into it.
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Unread 06-24-2004, 05:17 AM
 
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pleople blame hunters for shooting innocent animals,while most of them heating meat whitout knowing what was le live of this poor cows or pigs,who end up right in they're burgers,the fast food industry are the one who treat animals lives with no respect what so ever.
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Re: Why Do We Hunt

EARTH FIRST!!!!!!!

.....we'll hunt the rest of the planets later.


-brian

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