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  •  Extremists like Gareth Morgan are a PR nightmare (0+ / 0-)

    for rational environmentalists. Just like the extremist animal rights people like PETA,

    If there is no accountability for those who authorized torture, we can no longer say that we are a nation of laws, not men.

    by MikePhoenix on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 12:25:31 PM PST

    •  I can see his point, (1+ / 0-)
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      it's what happens whenever you introduce non-native species into an ecosystem (same thing happens with horticulture), but the time to control those species is before they get entrenched in the human consciousness.

      There's only one rule that I know of, babies -- goddammit, you've got to be kind. -- Kurt Vonnegut

      by Cali Scribe on Tue Jan 22, 2013 at 12:36:47 PM PST

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    •  Sometimes it takes pressure from extremists to (1+ / 0-)
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      advance the discussion of a problem. We don't have to do away with cats but they really need to be controlled. They are directly responsible for the decline of many species of songbird here in the US. A kitty leash law forces owners of cats to take the same responsibility as dog owners.

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