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20-02-2012, 15:08   #1
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I call for a worldwide ban on the consumption of frogs legs.

I have always been appalled by the practive of slaughtering frogs for their legs. The killing methods are barbaric (akin to cutting off sharks fins and dumping them back into the ocean).

I call for a worldwide ban on the consumption of frogs legs.
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20-02-2012, 15:30   #2
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How are they slaughtered?
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Is this a wind up?
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Why do you think we should ban a cheap source of protein that many of the world's poorest people rely on? If your worried about declining frog populations surely it would be better to petition for people to be better educated in husbandry?
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How are they slaughtered?
They have their legs chopped off and suffer a slow torturous death.
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20-02-2012, 15:47   #6
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So why not patition to slaughter them in a different way??
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I don't think boards could implement a worldwide ban on anything
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Do you speak french? You'll need it.
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In my opinion you wont ever be able to ban any type of meat. I think you'd get much much further petitioning for more humane conditions and deaths. By calling for an all out ban you'd be dismissed, but asking for something more reasonable you might get people to listen to you.
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I worked in the high end of catering years ago and they had the practice of boiling alive Crabs and Lobsters starting with cold water heating up and i remember watching the creatures struggling in the pots with elastic bands on their claws . It has to be done that way to destroy the natural poison in them .That's High Class Haute Cuisine for you .I'm out of it a long time .The excessive frippery and nonsense disgusted me .
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OP it might be an idea to post links (with warnings perhaps) to show how frogs are killed for consumption as many (myself included) probably don't know the process.

As Whispered quite rightly said, people will probably be listened to if they are putting in a reasonable request, outright bans would be easily dismissed.
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Does not really matter if the OP is a wind up or not.
assuming humankind continues to exist, i feel certain that we will be viewed as arrogant barbarians by future generations for how we treat other creatures, long after we found other sources of protein.
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Does not really matter if the OP is a wind up or not.
assuming humankind continues to exist, i feel certain that we will be viewed as arrogant barbarians by future generations for how we treat other creatures, long after we found other sources of protein.
"We" will be long since gone, even if human kind still exists and a thread on boards.ie isn't going to change the world, as much as some delusional posters would like it to.

We are ultimately animals and predominately carnivores at that - we eat other animals, just as other animals eat each other.
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Does not really matter if the OP is a wind up or not.
assuming humankind continues to exist, i feel certain that we will be viewed as arrogant barbarians by future generations for how we treat other creatures, long after we found other sources of protein.
Is that how you view us?
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Does not really matter if the OP is a wind up or not.
assuming humankind continues to exist, i feel certain that we will be viewed as arrogant barbarians by future generations for how we treat other creatures, long after we found other sources of protein.
I feel certain no one in the future will give a single damn about what happened to a frog or cow or fox or anything else like that at the present moment
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