By anugla - 18/08/2009 05:02 - United States
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Whats up with everyone saying if it was a child? It WASNT a child, but it was two innocent animals..its still sad. Does it have to be a child for you to feel bad? If you say yes, then im just sad for you. Sad that you think that's the right answer to that question. And to those people saying "but there are so much stray cats, why would she have to stop to see if it was a stray cause you know there are so much strays" What makes you so sure that it wasn't someones pet...you wouldn't know. She still has to stop to check if it was alive and if it has a collar. If someone ran over my cat, i would be so mad. I wouldnt care if they cried or did whatever, they killed my cat and they will have to pay ( but i dont actually let my cat outside cause i know there are bitches out there who would run it over and then not even stop to see if it had a collar). Now everyone is gonna attack me for saying this but some people have a point, a humans life is not much more valuable than an animals. Its pretty simple. We are SMARTER,BIGGER, we have more resources, we have weapons, but that does not make is BETTER Its sad to see people who think they are better than everything..
Well I agree with 129 to some extent. It's sad to read some people running over animals and seeming like they don't give a fuck. OP, you should have pulled over if your crying was blurring your vision, or causing you to become distracted. All you can do is try not to make the same mistake again. P.S. I wish you weren't a woman because this further adds to the stereotype that women are over-emotional crappy drivers. Ugh.
I agree with soherewegoagain- animals are equally, if not more "important" than humans. But of course, being as self absorbed, bitter, and rapacious as we are, there are always going to be those that say humans are the epitome of "intelligence", though we are the ones who are shortening our own species' survival in the long-run. Maybe "intelligence" isn't what we think it is- animals sure as hell aren't destroying the earth through their greed.
you're an amazing person #166 :) your comment made me happy......I'm not going to get into it but for the people who are saying humans are more important We are only more important to other humans we contribute nothing to the planet ll other species live in harmony and balance each other except us we just prance around on top of it all destroying everything a human is more valuable to another human and a cat is more valuable to another cat of course you care about your own species/family more Just like if I had to choose my own mother over a stranger Id pick my mother but that doesn't mean Im better than anyone else its just your own personal feelings and survival techniques and for the sake of argument if we are better than animals being more important than someone else doesn't give you the right or the need to take their lives away by that token you could say that children, deaf or blind people r handicapped people are less deserving of life because they aren't as intelligent as us and cant do the same things thats foolish and cruel and about humans being better because we invent things and can think etc So what we invent television, and fancy shoes, ipods and computers and that makes us better and more deserving of life? Every animal develops the skills that it needs and uses Cats don't need to use computers or watch TV, neither do monkeys or elephants or spiders and whoever said animals besides humans don't feel love is extremely uneducated and honestly I feels sorry for you you obviously have never had a loving bond with a pet or other companion animal humans beings disgust me, I'm embarrassed to be one 99% of the time
You know why we are the epitome of intelligence? We figured out a way to overcome our physical inability (in case you didn't notice, we are naked, clawless, and just plain aren't powerful) and conquered other species. How overboard we get is just an unfortunate result. You can self-righteous bitch and whine all you want, but what are you doing? Just bitching and whining. I doubt seriously you're actually "making a difference" in the world or some such shit. I love animals myself, but PETArds like you really piss me off.
Other animals live in harmony and balance with others? Have you ever heard of the food chain? Tell that to that deer who wont get to see his young ones grow up because he's going to be a part of that lions 4:00pm snack. That lion could have atleast made it part of its dinner, but nooo it was just a little snack. And humans do contribute to this world. Besides the fact that it took human to think of a website like fml, but you do know that plenty of species would have been extinct without human help? Humans are just as valuable to this planet as animals species, no more no less.
actually Im not a Peta supporter at all, but I am an animal rights supporter (FYI the 2 aren't synonymous with each other) and in case you didn't read my post completely I agreed that we were more intelligent but I don't think being more intelligent makes you more deserving of life and conquering other species doesn't make us intelligent it makes us greedy caring about living things and wanting equal rights doesn't make me selfish if makes me selfLESS Why assume that that I'm just whining and not doing anything to help the planet It takes 30 seconds to comment on here and I do plenty in my daily life and job
I have heard of the food chain and I realize that animals kill each other but they do so out of need and they do so with their paws/claws and take only what they need they don't make animals into jackets and furniture and hang pieces of them on their walls right? we don't kill out of need we do so out of greed Plus if you want to really be better than the rest of the animals don't be like them and kill things you don't need to kill if were more intelligent and more capable of love we should stop behaving like "animals" We only contribute to the world by cleaning up our messes by saving them after destroying their habitats etc. there are no animals out there that need humans to survive I do agree with your last sentence though "Humans are just as valuable to this planet as animals species, no more no less." Obviously I don't think humans are useless and less than animals I was very angry at some of the people on here
"Im not trying to be x but x." "we don't kill out of need we do so out of greed" Plus if you want to really be better than the rest of the animals don't be like them and kill things you don't need to kill if were more intelligent and more capable of love we should stop behaving like "animals" Way to be contradictory, retard. Make up your mind.
cosmolilly. first of all what you are saying is wrong. It is proven fact that animals don't stick around us because they love us, they stick around because we feed them and give them shelter and show them authority. so sorry to burst your bubble but that bond you have with your dog doesn't really exist. And the fact that you say we don't NEED to kill them is stupid. We need to eat too just like lions need to eat antelop. We need to use their fur to keep warm cuz we weren't born with fur ourselves.
you should go to hell because you have no care for any other animal than the human species. humans are the ones that made the world the craphole it is now so cats should be running us over. and you shouldnt say FML you killed 2 poor animals that didnt expect an idiot that cant drive to crush them with a car
If a cat jumps out in front of you, if your momentum is too high for the brakes to stop you in time, even having an IQ of 200 won't stop you from running it over. The world is a "craphole", yet you type your comment using an expensive computer, sitting in a warm house, and you know where your next meal is coming from. I think you should shut up and appreciate what you have TBH.
"humans are the ones that made the world the craphole it is now so cats should be running us over"... wow how idiotic can you be to make a statement like this? I like animals just as much as the average person but you can't tell me that you'd even think that one life of an animal equals one life of a man/woman. Jeez... somebody has his/her priorities WAY f. up! 1) accidents happen...the animal was idiotic for trying to cross the street while a car was passing by... 2) If you really care for the state of our planet #16...tell me what the hell is it that YOU PERSONALLY are doing to save it! Stop whining and do something about it for yourself f...er
89: Why not? Humans are animals too. Disgusting animals that have done nothing but pollute and waste resources. I see no reason why human life should be valued more than animal life. The cat wasn't "idiotic". If the OP couldn't stop in time, then she must've been driving rather fast. And I doubt cats expect giant, fast-moving hunks of metal to come flying up their territory and crush them.
Is it the animals who make this world so vile? Is it the animals you can't trust in life? Do they backstab you like most humans? Live as much as you want. And I'm quite content with my life, so thank you. However, humans committ terrible deeds, some that cost lives, even their own. Do they really deserve to live more than innocent animals?
Hey you! Yeah, you, human, a primate, a type of ANIMAL. Humans are also animals, and the only reason everyone's saying "Oh, it wasn't a person, so it's okay!" is because while the life of EVERY SINGLE living thing is equal to any other, is that we (referring to humans as a whole) care more about our species in particular than other animals.
You cry while driving - you pull over! YDI.
Good.....Let the evil run through you.....