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  1. #1
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    Can an animal's life be more valuable than a human's?

    All the talk about the possible extinction of a multitude of species due to the Australia fires got me thinking. Short of someone committing a heinous criminal act, do you think it's possible for an animal's life to have more value than a humans? The scenario I'm envisioning that prompted this question is if there's a fire bearing down and you only have the ability to save one, a person, or an animal that if you do not save it, the species will go extinct; would anyone save the animal?

    I guess I can see the argument for saving an animal that is about to go extinct for all-time, but even then, I have a difficult time actually placing the value of the animal's life above that of a human.

    What do you think?

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    Good question.


    I would say, Yes



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    I wouldn't want to choose.

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    For sure

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    ehhh it depends on the person. I know a lot of people that if it came down to save the animal or save the person I would most definitely save the animal lol


    welll... I guess it depends on the animal. **** snakes

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    Quote Originally Posted by PackerBum9786 View Post
    ehhh it depends on the person. I know a lot of people that if it came down to save the animal or save the person I would most definitely save the animal lol


    welll... I guess it depends on the animal. **** snakes
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    Quote Originally Posted by spliff(TONE) View Post
    for me it would probably be closer to the Raiders of the Lost Ark scene where Jones douses them in gasoline and throws torches on them lol

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    I would always choose human, wtf
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    Can an animal's life be more valuable than a human's?

    Quote Originally Posted by nastynice View Post
    I would always choose human, wtf
    Even if it was a fat woman?


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    There are a lot people I would choose my cat over


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    Can an animal's life be more valuable than a human's?

    People suck ***, more animals on this planet please.

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    Depends on the animal. If its like a rare species of mouse, **** no. If it's a useful animal that an ecosystem would fail without, maybe.

    In 99% of cases, the human wins. Even useless humans have more use to the world than most animals. Unless its a dog. Then its the dog unless its a family member. Damn this is hard.


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    Obviously yes.

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    id always choose doggo... humans suck


    my doggy always makes me feel better and always trusts me and loves me and every morning i wake up with her either cuddled up to me or her head on my throat/chest as she cant be without me and a blanket... when i come home she legit has a smile on her face with her tail wagging and gives nothing but kisses and love.... when i was in the hospital for 7 days with blood clots its the first time i was away from her for more than a day... i got told she was heart broken... when i got home and she seen me walking up to the house as she waited by the window she started shaking and crying like nothing i had ever seen and since she does not leave my side ever..... id take a bullet for her in a heart beat so your damn right i choose her over humans.
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