Is hunting bad?

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  1. LT

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    If by believing the earth was created 10,000 years ago in a span of six days, you feel better when you go to sleep at night than you should believe. I personally don't believe that way but hey that's ok. I do find it funny that you refer to the, "b.s we were fed". There is a exponentially more evidence of a fourteen billion year old universe and four billion year old earth than there is of a 10,000 year old earth. Religion isn't called "your truth" it's called called "your faith" there's a reason for that!
     
  2. Jacob Peterson

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    Its good because it culls the populations and keeps them in a healthy balance. It also, with certian resrictions, can keep the genes of the species relatively "pure". I now that sounds weird but its the truth, it means there will be less of a chance for wide spread disease and birth deffects. But at the same time you are killing a living creature, so i see why people call it bad. Personally i think its ok.
     
  3. Porter

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    Science = Fact, no it is not BS

    Bible = Belief, (what where there only a selected few that would know about the bible and Jesus, and all that other crap.

    And yes you do come across what you feared....Life for all is biological not theological (IMHO)

    If god did exist then the Seahawks would have a superbowl ring :clown: To each their own and I respect that....:beer2:
     
  4. hap

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    I have shot and shoot quite a few bears, black and brown/grizzly. Actually, by most standards I shoot a lot more than just a few. I will not try to eat another brown bear, but I like black bears and we eat them. There will be no apology from this quarter for shooting bears, wolves or other predators with no "carnal" intentions...

    On another forum I was attacked as "pretty pathetic" for mentioning a brown bear I shot. This from an idiot holding a monster native rainbow at shoulder level in his avatar... Yet the background looks very much like an area where it is illegal to remove fish from the water. And certainly I am not pathetic enough to kill wild native rainbows...
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  5. Matt Smith

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    I will answer your question and put this debate to rest.


    Yes... Hunting is good.

    There, hope that helped you out. Any other ponderings you or your friends need help with?
     
  6. John Hilt

    John Hilt YeeeeHaaw

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    I'm pretty naive when it comes to hunting/eating bears. But I am curious as to why it is "pathetic" to shoot a brown bear vs. a black bear?
     
  7. Jerry Daschofsky

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    As a matter of fact, I have shot mount worthy muleys, blacktails, and a bull that NONE have been mounted (which I had the money to mount, so wasn't why I didn't). I also had a 27# steelhead and a temporary 25# state record back in 97' chum salmon which I could've had skin mounted (and had the money at the time to do so as well) which I never did. So yeah, I can honestly say I wouldn't. I'm not out there for the mount. I'm out there for the experience or the meat to eat. Depends on how YOU were raised to hunt and fish. My Dad taught me to respect the harvest. We weren't big on pictures or trophys. We just went out there and enjoyed ourselves.
     
  8. Daryle Holmstrom

    Daryle Holmstrom retiredfishak

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    This thread is funnier than expected, specially with Colton and Rockets comment
     
  9. UptheCreek

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    Guys, the Bible is absolute truth, whether you choose to believe or have faith in it is completely your choice. I know I am no saint and have fallen many times over my life time but I have respect for all of you here, and when it comes down to it in the end I wouldn't to have any of you spend eternity in hell. Whatever you want to believe in is cool but all I can tell you is that there will come a day of judgement and when you are standing before your Creator, you can try and argue with Him about how the earth was made. Go ahead and tell him that the Bible is a bunch of stories and that we somehow evolved from the ameba and see how far that gets you.
     
  10. Trashfisher

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    Shouldn't religion vs science discussions be for another board? Hmmm. I'll start believing the genesis account when someone shows me a Precambrian rock formation with a bunny rabbit fossil in it.
     
  11. Panhandle

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    :D:rofl::thumb:

    Oh boy, you must be young and impressionable.

    Right. When you can prove to me that it's a fact, as opposed to a weak hypothesis/glorified--fairy tale, I'll bite. Do "Outside the box research guy." :beathead:

    Yet another reason for An Off topic Forum.
     
  12. Daryle Holmstrom

    Daryle Holmstrom retiredfishak

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    iagree;)
     
  13. Porter

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    Yes, it should.
     
  14. UptheCreek

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    I guess I could believe evolution when the find the "missing link."
     
  15. Jerry Daschofsky

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    Ok, back on topic. Leave the religious debates to your PM's. Thanks.