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Posted 15 October 2012 - 12:04 AM

For his underachievement on the ice, or for his off-ice behaviour (which the team feels is acceptable)?


I believe it will be due to lack of common sense.

I'm sure there are plenty of pro athletes who hunt. Not too many post pics and vids of their hunts on the Internet. It's the wrong thing to do in this market. Vancouver is the most liberal city in Canada. This won't fly here.

Of Course the organisation says it acceptable. I would say the same thing if I was mgmt.
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 12:12 AM

Booth uses a compound hunting bow.

Its no knife but it is a start, next step longbow, then spear, then sword, then dagger....
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 12:12 AM

I doubt Booth really is looking for anyone's respect for hunting. He enjoys it personally and he's stated he eats the animals for food.

I'm not sure what you were exactly getting at with the "he's better off shooting animals at the zoo" comment, but obviously shooting defenseless animals involves far less risk. If you were implying hunting is easy like shooting defenseless animals at the zoo, you'd be wrong. You can miss your shot, you can have your weapon jam, you can trip, you can get surprised etc. Hunting is actually fairly dangerous compared to other ways of getting meat.

I'd say Booth is more brave than the average meat eater for killing large game with a bow for food. I don't really gain or lose respect for him either way for his hobby.


I don't really care what Booth is or isn't looking for. Getting enjoyment out of killing another animal is not something to respect, by standards of civilized morality. He doesn't kill animals in order to provide food for himself, as other hunters have argued is the reason they hunt. He's there to kill for fun....and that's disgusting.

He's better off meaning, he might as well wait in line at the zoo to kill an animal than go to great lengths to bear-bait hunt, and who knows what short-cut he took to 'hunt' that goat. Maybe he pulled a Sarah Palin and shot it from a helicopter, who knows. There's nothing brave about him or his 'recreational activity'. If taking the life of an innocent animal was an act of bravery, then those working at meat processing plants must be Spartans in comparison for all the bolts they've shot into the backs of cattle's heads...but at least they're not doing it for sh*ts and giggles. They do it to provide food on their family's tables. Booth does it so he can pose real pretty for pictures and then post them up on the internet to show everyone how 'brave' he is.

My stance is that if you need to hunt for food, then so be it, but Booth neither hunts because he's hungry nor for any other forseeable necessity. He hunts for pleasure and because it probably make his little penis temporarily grow a couple of inches. And the scary part is that he's the kind of person who actually gets pleasure from causing the death of another being, simply for the satisfaction of being able to.

Edited by Sharpshooter, 15 October 2012 - 12:15 AM.

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 12:25 AM

As much as I hate the sight or thought of any wild animal being killed or in pain, I don't feel any anger towards people who kill them using guns because I figure I would much rather die by a bullet than being mauled by another animal predator.

Nature is such a cruel bit*h that dying by a bullet is a blessing IMO.
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 12:35 AM

As much as I hate the sight or thought of any wild animal being killed or in pain, I don't feel any anger towards people who kill them using guns because I figure I would much rather die by a bullet than being mauled by another animal predator.

Nature is such a cruel bit*h that dying by a bullet is a blessing IMO.


By that logic then you wouldn't mind if someone shoots you in your prime, because it'd be better than dying of some old age affliction, or disease that you may or may not get, or some random accident, or kidney, liver, heart, failure, or pretty much any other end of life natural causes.

It'd be a similar blessing, no?
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 01:12 AM

By that logic then you wouldn't mind if someone shoots you in your prime, because it'd be better than dying of some old age affliction, or disease that you may or may not get, or some random accident, or kidney, liver, heart, failure, or pretty much any other end of life natural causes.

It'd be a similar blessing, no?


I never mentioned anything about old age afflictions or anything like that, just that I'd rather die by a bullet than being mauled by a predator which I'm guessing without any sort of stats is pretty likely to happen to a wild animal.

You have a point about random accidents though, which can be gruesome but again without having stats it seems like it's far more likely for a wild animal to get eaten by predators than for you or I do die a horrific death.
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 01:19 AM

I believe it will be due to lack of common sense.

I'm sure there are plenty of pro athletes who hunt. Not too many post pics and vids of their hunts on the Internet. It's the wrong thing to do in this market. Vancouver is the most liberal city in Canada. This won't fly here.

Of Course the organisation says it acceptable. I would say the same thing if I was mgmt.


30 goals says this becomes as irrelevant as yesterday's newspaper.

The whole "pandering to the fans" idea is nonsense - if this were the case in the franchise, Luongo would have been shipped out the day after game 5.

Edited by Common sense, 15 October 2012 - 01:21 AM.

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 01:25 AM

I never mentioned anything about old age afflictions or anything like that, just that I'd rather die by a bullet than being mauled by a predator which I'm guessing without any sort of stats is pretty likely to happen to a wild animal.

You have a point about random accidents though, which can be gruesome but again without having stats it seems like it's far more likely for a wild animal to get eaten by predators than for you or I do die a horrific death.


I know, no worries, i was using the same logic that you were and extending it out to us.

The point being that if you're suggesting that killing something because it may meet an unpleasant death at the hands of another being, then why shouldn't that apply to you as well.

If the goat was literally on death's door, then i'm all for easing its suffering by putting it down quickly, but he killed a goat seemingly in its prime....and did so with a bow and arrow, which means it perhaps still died quite painfully and slowly.

By the way, i don't think mountain goats have very many predators(cougar maybe) when they get to be that size...and even if they did, most predators go for the windpipe for a quick kill, something predators learn to do, especially big cats, in order to avoid a thrashing animal injuring them.
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 01:26 AM

Supposed philosophy major who can't respond to my post directly and instead insults me in the OP. :picard:

Why isn't this topic locked? OP is clearly just trolling now because people disagree with him :rolleyes:

Edited by n00bxQb, 15 October 2012 - 01:41 AM.

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 01:40 AM

Nucks need to bear bait the opposition's net so he may finally go there.

Guys overpaid, ineffective, doesnt hit, doesnt drive the net. 30 points 62 games 4.25 mil for 3 more years.

No, just No. Got to go. Cup please.

If he was a true power forward getting 70 to 80 points then I would be more upset at his stupidity. But the fact he is a bum. Ship him out to be some other teams overpaid PR nightmare.
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 01:44 AM

I know, no worries, i was using the same logic that you were and extending it out to us.

The point being that if you're suggesting that killing something because it may meet an unpleasant death at the hands of another being, then why shouldn't that apply to you as well.

If the goat was literally on death's door, then i'm all for easing its suffering by putting it down quickly, but he killed a goat seemingly in its prime....and did so with a bow and arrow, which means it perhaps still died quite painfully and slowly.

By the way, i don't think mountain goats have very many predators(cougar maybe) when they get to be that size...and even if they did, most predators go for the windpipe for a quick kill, something predators learn to do, especially big cats, in order to avoid a thrashing animal injuring them.


I'd be willing to bet getting shot by a high powered bow then put out of your misery would be the far less painful death than being mauled to death and eaten half alive by a mountain lion.

Edited by Moonshinefe, 15 October 2012 - 01:51 AM.

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 02:03 AM

Like Booth really cares if vegans criticize him? Of course he doesn't. He's doing whats legal so the reality is all this hoopla about him legally hunting a goat is wasted breath. Seriously, if it bothers people that much the reality is changing the laws that allow it would be more effective. Until then its like anyone of us who has a hobby. He's going to keep doing it. As long as its legal how are they going to stop him? They aren't.

We've got so many bigger problems like shark-finning, bullying in schools and whales getting killed and people are crying over one legally killed goat... yawn, no wonder kids are getting their asses beat down in school, sharks are sinking to the bottom of the ocean without their fins and whales keep getting chopped up all over the world. Small minds produce small results... or in this case no results. and this will come up again when he LEGALLY kills another animal... solving nothing.


As big of a problem shark finning, bullying and whale killing might be...

One could make the argument that just because its legal shouldn't stop you from thinking twice. I'm not here to debate Booth's action. I'm just saying your comments are somewhat shortsighted.

Also, just because its legal to kill the goat, I'm pretty sure that goat still feels differently.

And i also like how Booth's actions have started a lively discussion...well done Booth. We know why you hunt lol

Edited by Monteeun, 15 October 2012 - 02:19 AM.

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 03:04 AM

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I don't really care what Booth is or isn't looking for. Getting enjoyment out of killing another animal is not something to respect, by standards of civilized morality. He doesn't kill animals in order to provide food for himself, as other hunters have argued is the reason they hunt. He's there to kill for fun....and that's disgusting.

He's better off meaning, he might as well wait in line at the zoo to kill an animal than go to great lengths to bear-bait hunt, and who knows what short-cut he took to 'hunt' that goat. Maybe he pulled a Sarah Palin and shot it from a helicopter, who knows. There's nothing brave about him or his 'recreational activity'. If taking the life of an innocent animal was an act of bravery, then those working at meat processing plants must be Spartans in comparison for all the bolts they've shot into the backs of cattle's heads...but at least they're not doing it for sh*ts and giggles. They do it to provide food on their family's tables. Booth does it so he can pose real pretty for pictures and then post them up on the internet to show everyone how 'brave' he is.

My stance is that if you need to hunt for food, then so be it, but Booth neither hunts because he's hungry nor for any other forseeable necessity. He hunts for pleasure and because it probably make his little penis temporarily grow a couple of inches. And the scary part is that he's the kind of person who actually gets pleasure from causing the death of another being, simply for the satisfaction of being able to.


I've never met a hunter that didn't enjoy hunting. Which is to say the vast majority take some pleasure out of it.

Hunting mountain goat from a helicopter is illegal in BC and has been for a couple of decades.

Booth has said several times he does indeed use the meat from his kills. Although goat meat is considered fairly tough it does make good sausage, stew and decent hamburger meat. Yes, I've eaten it before.

Trophy goats are extremely difficult to get to due to the rugged country they're found in. Hardly shooting fish in a barrel or taking sight at a zoo. You have to be in very good shape just to get there. Outfitters recommend working out and taking difficult hikes for 6 to 8 weeks before attempting a goat hunt.

Goat hunting is limited entry and expensive. The money generated from limited entry hunting is used to help fund enforcement and maintain game preserves where hunting is not allowed.

Natural predators include grizzly, black bear, wolves, wolverine, lynx and cougar. Golden eagles will even knock small new-born kids off rocky ledges to feed on. But more die of starvation, avalanches and climbing accidents in the winter than any other cause. The control of forest fires has had a greater impact on mountain goats than all predators combined, including man over the past 20 years. A clear burn would create new grow at high elevations that goats feed on through the winter. The control of forest fires has greatly reduced the number of these high elevation winter feeding grounds.


I have no problem with the sport of hunting as long as it's done legally and the meat is put to use. It helps control animal populations and generates revenue needed to combat poaching and monitor population.
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 04:17 AM

I don't know why so many confuse hunting for sport and animal consumption. The meat from hunting is a byproduct at best and it's not why he's out there. He's doing it for entertainment and would still do it if the animal wasn't tasty.

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 04:26 AM

I don't know why so many confuse hunting for sport and animal consumption. The meat from hunting is a byproduct at best and it's not why he's out there. He's doing it for entertainment and would still do it if the animal wasn't tasty.


I don't think you're in a position to read Booth's mind or say whether or not he'd still go hunting if there is no meat as a reward. That's pure speculation.

I've never met a hunter that didn't enjoy hunting. Which is to say the vast majority take some pleasure out of it.

Hunting mountain goat from a helicopter is illegal in BC and has been for a couple of decades.

Booth has said several times he does indeed use the meat from his kills. Although goat meat is considered fairly tough it does make good sausage, stew and decent hamburger meat. Yes, I've eaten it before.

Trophy goats are extremely difficult to get to due to the rugged country they're found in. Hardly shooting fish in a barrel or taking sight at a zoo. You have to be in very good shape just to get there. Outfitters recommend working out and taking difficult hikes for 6 to 8 weeks before attempting a goat hunt.

Goat hunting is limited entry and expensive. The money generated from limited entry hunting is used to help fund enforcement and maintain game preserves where hunting is not allowed.

Natural predators include grizzly, black bear, wolves, wolverine, lynx and cougar. Golden eagles will even knock small new-born kids off rocky ledges to feed on. But more die of starvation, avalanches and climbing accidents in the winter than any other cause. The control of forest fires has had a greater impact on mountain goats than all predators combined, including man over the past 20 years. A clear burn would create new grow at high elevations that goats feed on through the winter. The control of forest fires has greatly reduced the number of these high elevation winter feeding grounds.


I have no problem with the sport of hunting as long as it's done legally and the meat is put to use. It helps control animal populations and generates revenue needed to combat poaching and monitor population.


A well thought out and impartial post as usual Baggins, I completely agree.
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 05:45 AM

Nice goat David! Personally I would like to more pictures of the hunt...
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 07:54 AM

who freaking cares about his hunting you hippys


My thoughts exactly.

The only thing I'm upset at Booth about is his stupidity in posting it all over the Internet for everyone to see.

Poor form Booth, poor form...

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 08:00 AM

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Ok. I'm going to say out right that a) I don't eat non human animals; b ) I take non human animal ethics very seriously (I have a masters degree in philosophy on this very topic) & c) I'm a big fan of David Booth the hockey player. Further, I am not absolutely against hunting. There can be good reasons for it i.e. necessary wildlife management. So there are exceptions to the rule.

HOWEVER, as much as I don't want to dislike what Booth has done, I can't help but say that his reasoning just doesn't work, ethically speaking. Sure, hunting goats may be challenging but why should we care about that? Of course it is a thrill for the hunters, but what about the interests of the animals themselves? Don't they count for something Booth? Or is it all about human interests only?

This isn't intended to be a hater thread. It's too bad for the goat is all I'm saying. Would much rather hockey started (might keep Booth away from his 'hobby'). I find it ironic that as much of this bugs me I still would completely support Booth as a hockey player. I do wonder where Booth draws the line though.....

START THE SEASON!!! END THE MASSACRE (note: sarcasm)

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Not eating non human animals does not logically entail eating human animals (we are animals too right). That is like saying because I don't eat apples which are fruit, then I must eat oranges which are fruit. I could not eat both, which is entirely possible. In other words, cannibalism simply doesn't follow, and for the record I don't eat humans.......sometimes.



The precise meaning is non-human animals. We are animals. They are non-human animals.



No one said it was ok. You are presupposing that it is. That's called begging the question.



First, human biology does not dictate that we must eat meat. If that were the case, vegans would perish. Further, many high performance athletes are switching to vegan diets for improved health and recovery.

Second, plants are not sentient. They do not experience complex emotions or desires like we do. More importantly, they do not experience pain.

Third, eating plants isn't destroying the environment as near as badly as factory farming non human animals is. You need to do some basic fact checking.

Conclusion: you are the one being dumb.

Im glad Booth got your goat. Im also ticked off with your name silly goose. If a goose were to see your name I think he or she would be a little offended. I also want to tell you if you eat anyone from my family I will hunt you down.
Wildlife management is pretty strictly regulated with regards to populations of species. I have a friend who is disgusted I would hunt a deer. Deer are killed on the road every day where i live. they are more common than mesquitos. During a bad winter in BC 100,000 deer die in the snow. That means they lay there and freeze to death because of shortage of food in there system. Possibly they get chowed down on by another predator while still alive. Better off in my freezer and seeing my family eat someorganic meat. Also better way to die being downed in a second by a 30 odd six. Hunting is a totally legite sport and if someone is doing it legally then good for them.
Im happy for David booth and glad he got his prize, something he will likely never forget.
Good for you Booth. Have a good year for us though......when it gets here.
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 08:07 AM

He said he was going to work on his shot if there was a lockout.
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 09:00 AM

Hunting and eating good

Hunting and twitter not good


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Posted 15 October 2012 - 09:30 AM

He said he was going to work on his shot if there was a lockout.


He did....he got a goat....
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 09:30 AM

OMG that is a mutant Mountain Goat! That thing is massive, was he hunting in the Chernobyl Mountains? This thing must be the reason why people believed in the Yeti.
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 10:21 AM

it's like an eklund thread.......you know what it is, if it bothers you, just stay away from the thread, in general........problem solved.
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 10:28 AM

I've never met a hunter that didn't enjoy hunting. Which is to say the vast majority take some pleasure out of it.

Hunting mountain goat from a helicopter is illegal in BC and has been for a couple of decades.

Booth has said several times he does indeed use the meat from his kills. Although goat meat is considered fairly tough it does make good sausage, stew and decent hamburger meat. Yes, I've eaten it before.

Trophy goats are extremely difficult to get to due to the rugged country they're found in. Hardly shooting fish in a barrel or taking sight at a zoo. You have to be in very good shape just to get there. Outfitters recommend working out and taking difficult hikes for 6 to 8 weeks before attempting a goat hunt.

Goat hunting is limited entry and expensive. The money generated from limited entry hunting is used to help fund enforcement and maintain game preserves where hunting is not allowed.

Natural predators include grizzly, black bear, wolves, wolverine, lynx and cougar. Golden eagles will even knock small new-born kids off rocky ledges to feed on. But more die of starvation, avalanches and climbing accidents in the winter than any other cause. The control of forest fires has had a greater impact on mountain goats than all predators combined, including man over the past 20 years. A clear burn would create new grow at high elevations that goats feed on through the winter. The control of forest fires has greatly reduced the number of these high elevation winter feeding grounds.


I have no problem with the sport of hunting as long as it's done legally and the meat is put to use. It helps control animal populations and generates revenue needed to combat poaching and monitor population.


Exactly.

I would be incredibly impressed if Booth were able to bag a goat from a helicopter actually, imagine the skill needed to shoot a goat fleeing at full speed from this strange noisy beast chasing it from the sky?

Sharpshooter, you have some strong arguments sure, but too much based on your naive assumptions that Booth took shortcuts or that he does it purely for pleasure, when in reality you have absolutely no idea about the difficulty of such a hunt, or the rules and regulations behind it, nor the truth behind Booths reasoning. You are making assumptions simply to improve the strength or impression that your points may have in this discussion. If Booth were taking shortcuts, or doing something illegal such as hunting from a helicopter, there is no way we would be seeing pictures of it. I believe you actually have to be grounded for 24 hrs post Helicopter flight prior to being able to hunt anything, meaning in order to get this goat there was a lot of hiking and grunt work to get there.

As far as any of us know, based on what Booth has said and many have stated previously, he hunts legally and he does eat his kills.

I also don't understand these posts about him not playing or training... because he takes a couple of days here and there for a hunt, that means he isn't training or skating? Does anyone actually have any concrete evidence that he isn't training? It is as unlikely that he isn't training as it it unlikely that he shot this goat from a flying helicopter with a compound bow.
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 11:03 AM

I'd be willing to bet getting shot by a high powered bow then put out of your misery would be the far less painful death than being mauled to death and eaten half alive by a mountain lion.


Try it and let me know which you prefer.

Mountain lions don't 'maul' their prey, nor do they eat it 'half alive'. They kill it before eating it, and usually by asphyxiation or a quick break in the spinal chord.

Mountain lions—They generally kill their prey quickly and efficiently. They creep close, then rush quickly to hit the animal and bite it either in the back of the neck to sever the spinal column, the throat to crush the trachea, or the skull to puncture the brain. They do not have long endurance, and do not make long chases.

Mountain lions use their claws primarily as hooks to hold onto their prey until they can administer a lethal bite. They seldom leave deep slashes.

http://mdc.mo.gov/di...tain-lion-signs


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Posted 15 October 2012 - 11:05 AM

Vancouver is the most liberal city in Canada.


Since when does "Liberal", a word which at its root means FREEDOM, have anything to do with chastizing, or making thousands of laws for that matter, against others for being free to do as they wish?

Welcome to dystopia.

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 11:22 AM

I've never met a hunter that didn't enjoy hunting. Which is to say the vast majority take some pleasure out of it.

Hunting mountain goat from a helicopter is illegal in BC and has been for a couple of decades.

Booth has said several times he does indeed use the meat from his kills. Although goat meat is considered fairly tough it does make good sausage, stew and decent hamburger meat. Yes, I've eaten it before.

Trophy goats are extremely difficult to get to due to the rugged country they're found in. Hardly shooting fish in a barrel or taking sight at a zoo. You have to be in very good shape just to get there. Outfitters recommend working out and taking difficult hikes for 6 to 8 weeks before attempting a goat hunt.

Goat hunting is limited entry and expensive. The money generated from limited entry hunting is used to help fund enforcement and maintain game preserves where hunting is not allowed.

Natural predators include grizzly, black bear, wolves, wolverine, lynx and cougar. Golden eagles will even knock small new-born kids off rocky ledges to feed on. But more die of starvation, avalanches and climbing accidents in the winter than any other cause. The control of forest fires has had a greater impact on mountain goats than all predators combined, including man over the past 20 years. A clear burn would create new grow at high elevations that goats feed on through the winter. The control of forest fires has greatly reduced the number of these high elevation winter feeding grounds.


I have no problem with the sport of hunting as long as it's done legally and the meat is put to use. It helps control animal populations and generates revenue needed to combat poaching and monitor population.



Well, it wasn't killed in B.C. it was killed in Alberta, though they don't allow it either, in case you were wondering.

In any case the means of hunting doesn't negate the argument from immorality when a hunter kills an animal more for enjoyment rather than a need for sustenance and survival.

And if there are so many natural reasons for the low population rate already, ie) avalanches, forest fires, falling, etc....then killing them for the purpose of enjoyment, thus further reducing their numbers seems like an illogical reason, let alone an immoral reason to do so further.

I respect your opinion and you as a person, and have for quite some time, but this is one area I part in disagreement. Trophy hunting is more about feeding one's ego than it is about feeding their bellies. And goat-hunting seems like it's a blood-sport for the rich who can't seem to find other less murderous ways to find their jollies and fill their archaic bloodlust. He should go climb a mountain if he's looking for extreme thrills and a rush. Takes more courage imo to conquer a mountain than it does to conquer a goat.

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 11:28 AM

WHY didn't you just say "I don't eat animals" or "I am a vegetarian"? Your explaination for that makes it sound like you are trying to be all edgy and self righteous. You may think you are sounding super scientific but try saying that to somebody in real life when explaining your food preference. I'd imagine it would go like this:

"Hey Silly Goose, I'm having a bbq, any food restrictions?"

"Yeah, I don't eat non-human animals"

"...okay, um, you're not invited weirdo"

But other than that, I agree with your point, and that poor goat really got the short end of the stick. Although since he follows all the laws and rules of hunting there's nothing sympathisers like us can do but feel a pang of sadness everytime we see things like this.
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 11:31 AM

Not a big fan of hunting animals but everyone has their own hobbies. You can't say anything bad about David Booth since he is hunting within the law. However, I would rather see pictures of him staying in game shape and practicing.
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 11:33 AM

If I bagged a goat that big I'd post the pictures up too, I have no issues with him posting the pictures.

Never been hunting, and quite frankly, I doubt I ever will. I don't have it in me to kill a creature.
That being said, I couldn't care less about people who do go hunting, it's well within their rights, and if they enjoy it than so be it.
It would be nice to know whether he intends on using the meat or hide for something though.
Hope to see Booth out of the forest and on the ice soon.
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