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Teenagers Set Dog on Fire

Discussion in 'Current Events' started by Magic Man, Jun 8, 2009.

  1. kai

    kai ragamuffin

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    oh people are capable of much more cruelty than that Mball my friend, you may have to harden up a bit. or it could send you crazy.

    despicable though it is , and they should be punished for it, its small potatoes in this savage garden of ours.
     
  2. Magic Man

    Magic Man Reaper of Conversation

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    Um...thanks, but no. When teenagers setting a dog on fire just to watch it writhe in pain doesn't upset me, I don't really want to live anymore. Yes, worse tragedies have happened, but that doesn't mean this isn't worth getting upset about. I think what really needs to happen is you need to find a heart.

    I wouldn't say that. Burning something alive like that just for fun is about as bad as it gets. I'm sorry you aren't bothered by the burning alive of a dog, but generally people who have a heart are.
     
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  3. DarkSun

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    Human nature isn't as horrible as it's made out to be, I think. There is good in a lot of people.

    Personally, I find it disgusting that a dog was actually burned alive. I'm a lot less concerned about whether I could actually do that, because quite frankly, I know I'd burn myself alive before I did it to another living thing.
     
  4. DallasApple

    DallasApple Depends Upon My Mood..

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    I agree..MOST humans would be repulsed or in fact are at burning a dog alive.I think the majority of us by far if we were present would have done everything in our power to stop it..Including using violence towards the ones fixing to do this.I dont know if I would "burn myself alive" Im not that brave.I knew a guy that tripped out and poured gas on his body and set himself on fire.Its no way to go.Ironically he was burned so deep that he couldnt even feel anything after the intial "burining".His nerve endings were gone.He lived for 12 hours.It was "total body injury".

    Love

    Dallas
     
  5. Father Heathen

    Father Heathen Veteran Member

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    Emotionally, I'm sure a lot of us would like to torture animal abusers and terrorists, but from an ethical/legal standpoint, we understand why it would be wrong to actually do it.
     
  6. Father Heathen

    Father Heathen Veteran Member

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    I would worry about those who have no empathy or compassion for the suffering of innocent life, as it's a sign they lack their humanity.
     
  7. kai

    kai ragamuffin

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    yes humanity is known for its humanity:)
     
  8. Wannabe Yogi

    Wannabe Yogi Well-Known Member

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    Sorry, setting fires in ways that hurt people and or property. All of the behaviors tend to be group together sociopath. So the budding psychopath might have in his history of killing a dog in middle school, wetting his bed to 14, and set his shed on fire in high school. As you can see all of the behaviors as seen in a group could not be seen as a normal child. Killing a dog and tourching it is a twofor.
     
  9. Wannabe Yogi

    Wannabe Yogi Well-Known Member

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    In general kids killing large mammals is not as ordinary behavior. Killing Frogs, bugs, lizards are seen normal child behavior, cats and dogs are not. I would say we should make the assumption that something is really wrong with any kid who kills large mammals.
     
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