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    do being that are not sentient deserve moral treatment ?

    i have come to the conclusion that most people are not conscious most of the time.

    every day i feel less and less motivated to argue with people because i see that they are ultimately not capable of understanding anything.

    question is - should i feel sorry for or try to help people who as far as i am concerned do not intellectually exist ?

    i mean if you are attacked by a rabid dog - do you feel sorry for the dog ? do you argue with it ? or do you shoot it ?

    i mean there is a dfiference between makign a mistake, being incapacitated by drugs and/or alcohol and simply not having a brain.

    if you make a mistake i feel sorry for you. if you are drunk maybe ill catch up with you when you're in better shape. but if if you are just physically incapable of understanding ANYTHING, EVER, AT ALL ... how am i supposed to feel about a person like that ? this is most people mind you.
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    Re: do being that are not sentient deserve moral treatment ?

    Dude seriously, did you take your medication today?

    This sounds like some kind of dark high school emo rant?
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    Re: do being that are not sentient deserve moral treatment ?

    this guy in another thread said that instead of developing alternative energy technologies we should lower speed limits to reduce our energy use.

    for a BRIEF MOMENT i contemplated how to counter that then i thought - wait a minute ? am i seriously going to reply to that ?

    if a person is so brilliant that he cannot understand that i DONT GIVE A F*CK what he thinks about the speed i should be driving at - is there anything i could relly communicate to him ?

    so i just closed the window. but these people are everywhere. it bothers me that i am classified into the same species with them. except for the phenotype we have nothing in common. how do we just grant everybody who can walk upright the "sapiens" privilege ?

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    Re: do being that are not sentient deserve moral treatment ?

    Quote Originally Posted by NEUROSPORT View Post
    this guy in another thread said that instead of developing alternative energy technologies we should lower speed limits to reduce our energy use.

    for a BRIEF MOMENT i contemplated how to counter that then i thought - wait a minute ? am i seriously going to reply to that ?

    if a person is so brilliant that he cannot understand that i DONT GIVE A F*CK what he thinks about the speed i should be driving at - is there anything i could relly communicate to him ?

    so i just closed the window. but these people are everywhere. it bothers me that i am classified into the same species with them. except for the phenotype we have nothing in common. how do we just grant everybody who can walk upright the "sapiens" privilege ?
    Wow...full of yourself much? Perhaps you should look at yourself before you ask such questions. Because speaking this way shows nothing more than that you think that you are better than everyone else that doesn't think like you.

    It is a fact that reducing speed means less gas used as the faster you go the more energy you need. Einstein's law of relativity shows that. Why not do as that person suggested PLUS invent new technologies and energy sources?
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    Re: do being that are not sentient deserve moral treatment ?

    Quote Originally Posted by NEUROSPORT View Post
    i have come to the conclusion that most people are not conscious most of the time.

    every day i feel less and less motivated to argue with people because i see that they are ultimately not capable of understanding anything.

    question is - should i feel sorry for or try to help people who as far as i am concerned do not intellectually exist ?

    i mean if you are attacked by a rabid dog - do you feel sorry for the dog ? do you argue with it ? or do you shoot it ?

    i mean there is a dfiference between makign a mistake, being incapacitated by drugs and/or alcohol and simply not having a brain.

    if you make a mistake i feel sorry for you. if you are drunk maybe ill catch up with you when you're in better shape. but if if you are just physically incapable of understanding ANYTHING, EVER, AT ALL ... how am i supposed to feel about a person like that ? this is most people mind you.
    NEUROSPORT, I'll pay you $1,000,000 if I can find someone more elitist and snobby than you. (Hint: this is impossible)

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    Re: do being that are not sentient deserve moral treatment ?

    Quote Originally Posted by NEUROSPORT View Post
    this guy in another thread said that instead of developing alternative energy technologies we should lower speed limits to reduce our energy use.

    for a BRIEF MOMENT i contemplated how to counter that then i thought - wait a minute ? am i seriously going to reply to that ?

    if a person is so brilliant that he cannot understand that i DONT GIVE A F*CK what he thinks about the speed i should be driving at - is there anything i could relly communicate to him ?


    so i just closed the window. but these people are everywhere. it bothers me that i am classified into the same species with them. except for the phenotype we have nothing in common. how do we just grant everybody who can walk upright the "sapiens" privilege ?
    You are steering from idiot territory to troll territory at the bolded part. I'm starting to even doubt you even believe the crap you're always saying. You probably just get laughs when fools like me take you seriously.

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    Re: do being that are not sentient deserve moral treatment ?

    Quote Originally Posted by NEUROSPORT View Post
    this guy in another thread said that instead of developing alternative energy technologies we should lower speed limits to reduce our energy use.
    That was probably me. I was pointing out that the government wants to invest billions into alternative fuels and ways in which to save energy consumption. My reply was is they were truely worried about saving fuel they could achieve saving millions of gallons of oil per year and cost next to nothing. They could achieve this by lowering the speed limits back to 55 mph. I do not remember the numbers off hand but it takes significantly more fuel to run the same distance at 75 vs 55.

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    Re: do being that are not sentient deserve moral treatment ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Kal'Stang View Post
    Why not do as that person suggested PLUS invent new technologies and energy sources?
    oh he can walk for all i care. i am amazed at his arrogance to think he has the right to dictate to other people how we should live. and he thinks he is doing this for our own good. and he probably thinks he is a humble person too. and he probably is - he just doesn't have a concept of anything.

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    Re: do being that are not sentient deserve moral treatment ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dav View Post
    I'm starting to even doubt you even believe the crap you're always saying. You probably just get laughs when fools like me take you seriously.
    no Dav i am serious most of the time although i often use sarcasm.

    i have to admit though the "internet must be banned!" thread was just supposed to test how many crazy people are on this board

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    Re: do being that are not sentient deserve moral treatment ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Baralis View Post
    That was probably me. I was pointing out that the government wants to invest billions into alternative fuels and ways in which to save energy consumption. My reply was is they were truely worried about saving fuel they could achieve saving millions of gallons of oil per year and cost next to nothing. They could achieve this by lowering the speed limits back to 55 mph. I do not remember the numbers off hand but it takes significantly more fuel to run the same distance at 75 vs 55.
    actually it wasn't you but it just goes to show that this kind of thinking is widespread.

    we could simply ban cars you know. and the people who build cars in detroit right now - they could be paid by the government to paint grass green.

    also instead of living in houses they could live in dormitories next to their jobs this way saving a lot of energy in winter on heating - they would use their own body heat !
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