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Discussion in 'Parramatta Eels' started by Gronk, Dec 10, 2018.

  1. Poupou Escobar

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    I don't love it or hate it. It was inevitable. It's also been great for plenty of people (but terrible for plenty of others). You just have to hope you get more of a share of the benefits and less of the costs.
     
  2. JohnStoppafarty

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    Most of us are in a position ( I nearly called it enviable) where the choices (read inaction) of our grandparents, parents and indeed ourselves, probably wont manifest themselves in our lifetimes. That's f**king good eh!
     
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    Some of those choices, for sure. But it's stupid to worry about the shit you can't control.
     
  4. JohnStoppafarty

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    Your outlook is the same outlook that will inevitably see this planet die. Put a cookie on an ant's nest and see what happens. That is what is happening to this wonderful planet. I hope you get a honey covered oat and a choc chip.You deserve it.
     
  5. Poupou Escobar

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    If I do I'll know it was inevitable. You take the good with the bad.
     
  6. hindy111

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    Yes we are eating the planet away. In a twisted view maybe that is our actual purpose.
    Once we wipe out all life we reach Nirvana. I mean what is life anyway? Do we just prolong and keep repeating existence? What is our actual goal or are we trying to achieve?
     
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  8. JohnStoppafarty

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    I dunno man and I include myself as being just as guilty in everything I say. I just hate to see the oceans being polluted, the Amazon being chopped down, the after effects of nuclear testing, rampant capitalism and globalisation, the rape of this planet and peoples minds along with it, fake news. fake science, and blaaa blaa blaa etc etc. It f**king does my head in. What have we become? It's a bloody joke and it aint even funny. The really f**ked up thing about it is that it's too late to do anything about it now. Only a bloody uprising could stop it and there's not enough willing soldiers who'd fight for the cause and even if there was, it would be futile cos they got all the bombs.
    f**kem!
     
  9. hindy111

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    Yeah it's TRUE.
    What have we become as a race? This why I dont see the purpose if all we are doing is collecting as much shit as we can....
     
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    Every species does what's best for itself. People keep forgetting we are animals, and you can't change the nature of animals.
     
  11. Gary Gutful

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    Is that where you put the lima in the coconut?
     
  12. Gary Gutful

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    So why do we have such restrictive veg clearing laws?
     
  13. Poupou Escobar

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    *filthy
     
  14. Gary Gutful

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    They have plenty of say. They have been practically dictating what the QLD labour government does from behind the scenes.
     
  15. Bazal

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    Thank you for noticing
     
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    Name me one other animal that does what it does for centuries, millennia even to it's own detriment.
     
  17. JohnStoppafarty

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    Yes.
     
  18. Gary Gutful

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    I'll name you one other if you can name me one.
     
  19. Bazal

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    Manipulatively framed question.

    Detriment is subjective and, in our case, a question of balance not behavior.

    If there's one buffalo left in all the world do you think a lion will decide not to eat it?
     
  20. JohnStoppafarty

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    Baaaa
     

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