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The human race on self destruct

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The greedy selfish human race, thats my gripe.  What gives us the right to destroy our planet and think that it is ours to do with as we wish, so that we don't care about any other living creature that we share the with.  They have as much right to live on this planet as we do!

We're living in the crazy times with wildlife habitat destruction, deforestation, over fishing and the mindless killing of intelligent creatures like whales etc.  Some of these animals, fish and plants are already classified as endangered, so what are we playing at here?  Are we going to tear down everything and use up all the natural resources until there is absolutely nothing left?

Here's an old proverb that I think sums it all up nicely. "We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we merely borrow it from our children."

We can do so much to help protect our environment if we just open our eyes and do what is right.  For starters, it should be made law to recycle paper, plastics, cans and anything else that can be reused!  We need trees and so do other animals, birds and insects etc.  More should be done to protect them and recycle what weve got instead of consuming natural resources as if they were limitless.

The government should make local recycle points easy for every one to use, and fine people who don't recycle.  Humans are on self destruct unless we change!

A dead fish - the human race on self destruct

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Nature Lover

Nature Lover

I agree when it says that humans are selfish and greedy. They say they are trying to help the environment but really they are just taking more and more from it. Surely we've got to have reached our breaking point? The quicker this race dies out the better I'd say. Just think about it, every death of a human is benefiting the environment, less people to consume its produce. So this is something that I call the human selfishness test which I ask most people I know. I always get the same answer: "If there was a choice of sacrificing your own children and 100 other people or saving a species of nearly extinct animals, which would you choose?" Can you guess which answer is more often picked? The answer is simple. You can have other children but you shouldn't because the population is too big anyway and the death of the 100 people is benefiting the environment and the more the better really.
26/04/12 Nature Lover
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Stalag 14

Stalag 14

Just about all the problems on this planet are due to the human race multiplying out of control, breeding like mad.
Take the UK for instance, overcrowded, lack of housing, having to import food and materials; if the population of the UK was at a more sensible level of let’s say five to ten million life would be so much better for all of us, yet we “import” more and more people each year, total madness!
We now have China buying up much of the world’s natural resources, minerals, oil etc.
It has been said that if China wants to attain the same standard of living as Europe it would take another SIX planet earths to supply the resources!
Sooner all later the population of the earth will become unsustainable.
I reckon we are heading back to the Stone Age, purely by overpopulating the planet.
25/09/11 Stalag 14
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Insomniac

Insomniac

The single biggest threat to life on our planet is uncontrolled human population growth.
25/09/11 Insomniac
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DSG

DSG

Why did the site admins delete my civilisation comment? As I have said before,all great civilisations must come to an end. It happened to the Romans anc Aztecs,and it will happen to us as well.
27/11/10 DSG
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angry guy

angry guy

Agent Smith got it right when he classified humans as a virus rather than a mammal. We just consume all the resources we can, destroying the natural balance of nature and when there's nothing left we simply relocate somewhere else to start the process all over again. We humans think we are so goddamn smart, yet we can't even live in equilibrium with the very environment that supports us. How retarded is that?
27/09/10 angry guy
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another anon

another anon

Is there some reason posts keep disappearing?

My post below was in answer to "i hate cats 2" 's post saying that cat lovers are the reason the world is in dire straits.

A lot of the posts here will not make much sense if you remove the gripes to which they were replying!
26/08/10 another anon
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Murchison

Murchison

"Another anon". Very funny, but wasted on a certain cat-hating weirdo! Try selling the idea to the banking industry, you never know it might work - some people will believe anything.

After all, in the middle ages illiterate, superstitious fools used to burn harmless old woman they believed were witches and their cat "familiars" with them.

Let me know when the flash mob against the bankers is going to take place eh?

Oh, by the way, I read a well researched report by a leading university that people who like cats have IQs about 15 points higher than those who hate them!
25/08/10 Murchison
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another anon

another anon

Memo from Greedy Banker's Federation to Global Financial Thieves Conglomeration.

Re: global recession caused by greedy financiers and inept, corrupt politicians and resulting in untold hardship to hardworking people.

Is it possible that we could convince the public that we did not cause this catastrophe and that, in fact, that nice 80 year old , retired factory worker Mrs Smith who lives next door to "i hate cats 2" and finds comfort in her lonely life by loving her affectionate little cat Sooty caused the whole mess?

Is it possible that anyone would be insane enough or sufficiently stupid to believe this?

Answers as soon as possible please as the villagers, carrying what looks like flaming torches, are massing outside corporate headquarters.
25/08/10 another anon
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WinstonSmith

WinstonSmith

Homo Sapiens has become a pest species.
It's as simple as that
25/08/10 WinstonSmith
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Libby Taylor

Libby Taylor

does anybody have any links for any more information on why would we should save plants and animals? get back too me :)
11/05/10 Libby Taylor
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idiot

idiot

If we're in the process of destroying planet earth, which I dont believe we are, then its purely academic now. The human race will over populate "our" environment and consume all "our" natural resources in about 50 years anyway. so screw it. to quote a wise man, of mother earth, "she'll survive us all perfectly well when we're all long burried and dead", "clever monkeys with technology, barely out of the caves and the tree's" "its all vanity"
12/12/09 idiot
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Jimmy Wyld

Jimmy Wyld

Well done for getting your point across in a non hysterical way....LOL. Your gripe makes you sound like a screaming hippy on a bad trip! If you pull your head out of your bum and stop watching too much news and look out of a window now and again, you might see that this world is FINE!! In the middle of big cities things are not so great but is the planet dying?? No!! This earth will be here a million billion years after the last human has died or evolved itself away. Sure things die, but we humans do not so much compared to the wild(except in the stupidity of war) . Wild animals have a very high mortality rate, in comparison MOST humans die of natural causes. I agree we do pollute waaaay too much.... but..... Get mad at big industry rather than my 83 year old granny because she doesn't reuse her panty diaper. Might as well get mad at cows because they poo too much or beavers because they damn rivers!!!!You are being used as a pawn of the powers that be. They got you so upset on the wrong issues that you are fighting for them against your fellow man/women. How come you think you got all the answers and that everybody else is wrong? It’s a very dangerous position to take.
19/03/09 Jimmy Wyld
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Jimmy Wyld

Jimmy Wyld

Well done for getting your point across in a non hysterical way....LOL. Your gripe makes you sound like a screaming hippy on a bad trip! If you pull your head out of your bum and stop watching too much news and look out of a window now and again, you might see that this world is FINE!! In the middle of big cities things are not so great but is the planet dying?? No!! This earth will be here a million billion years after the last human has died or evolved itself away. Sure things die, but we humans do not so much compared to the wild(except in the stupidity of war) . Wild animals have a very high mortality rate, in comparison MOST humans die of natural causes. I agree we do pollute waaaay too much.... but..... Get mad at big industry rather than my 83 year old granny because she doesn't reuse her panty diaper. Might as well get mad at cows because they poo too much or beavers because they damn rivers!!!!You are being used as a pawn of the powers that be. They got you so upset on the wrong issues that you are fighting for them against your fellow man/women. How come you think you got all the answers and that everybody else is wrong? It’s a very dangerous position to take.
19/03/09 Jimmy Wyld
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The Groaning of the Land

The Groaning of the Land

Mando, and what would the punishment be? Not being allowed to replicate? Take away their Darwinian rights? Forced recycling of their organs through execution, quartering and compulsorily transplanting their bodyparts? remainder going to the glueworks?
15/02/09 The Groaning of the Land
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mando

mando

I would like to add the minimum characters before saying...no wucking furries,
15/02/09 mando
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