Thu 11 Nov, 2010 02:56 am - [quote="Setanta"]You really think neolithic man went riding on wooly rhinos or aurochs?[/quote]Doubt it. More likely mammoths. Point isn't that they definately did though - just that... (view)
Thu 11 Nov, 2010 02:50 am - [quote]Now you're getting really hilarious. How many megafauna have you met in your life? Is it experiences such as that upon which you base your aesthetic appreciation of them? Were those... (view)
Wed 10 Nov, 2010 04:13 pm - [quote="Setanta"]
Sure it's a straw man, because i did not preclude aesthetics, or empathy or an appreciation of resources--i didn't give them any consideration, nor would it... (view)
Wed 10 Nov, 2010 01:04 pm - [quote="Setanta"]
Another straw man!
[/quote]No, not really. You said it was ONLY destruction from the point of megafauna. How then is my asking you to consider why humans might... (view)
Wed 10 Nov, 2010 01:01 pm - [quote="Setanta"]
Nihilistic, huh? You're hilarious. Not very good rhetorically, and not convincing--but great free entertainment. I just checked several online dictionary... (view)
Wed 10 Nov, 2010 11:13 am - [quote="Setanta"]It's just a natural process, and claiming it is destructive is imposing a false, human value on a process which is indifferent to humans.
[/quote]Oh it's... (view)
Wed 10 Nov, 2010 10:52 am - [quote="Setanta"]I didn't say that those processes were mutually exclusive,[/quote]
And I didn't say that you did - I ASKED if that what what you were saying and provided an... (view)
Wed 10 Nov, 2010 10:18 am - [quote="Setanta"]...assumption that the planet is being destroyed...[/quote]
Well it's a metaphore isn't it? We covered that already. The "destruction of the planet"... (view)
Wed 10 Nov, 2010 10:10 am - [quote="farmerman"]Thats what I said, completely and accurately quoted. There is no hint of anything that you seem to wish to confer. I am merely thinking out loud[/quote]Looks to me that... (view)