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Frostweaver
September 22nd, 2003, 08:52 PM
before you even click the quick reply button, read:
-we're not talking about how scientifically we're an animal or virus. I am fully aware that we belong to Kingdom Animalia, that we don't need a "host" to live and we don't "duplicate" ourselves in order to increase our numbers.

(note to ppl who likes to get technical: treat the term animal by its slang meaning please)

Do you consider humans as an animal just like the other animal in the world (like a wolf, squirel, etc), or a virus in the world?

i believe Matrix 2 is where this little saying comes from...
"Animals adapt to their environment in order to survive. Humans make the environment adapt to them in order to survive. Humans are like virus. They mutate their surroundings so that they will live on, slowly killing off the "host" as days go by"

just something to consider about...

Kairi
September 22nd, 2003, 09:03 PM
I'm not saying you've made a bad thread, it's fine however I feel these need to be stated once more:


Let me make it very clear;

- I will not tolerate any insults, even if they seems harmless. You can hurt people's feelings very easily.

- When you are debating, you respect every person, if you agree with them or not.

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I will be keeping tabs on this and this topic be closed if any of the above rules are broken by anyone. Don't ruin it for everyone please.

Q Man
September 23rd, 2003, 01:54 AM
I belive Humans to be animals, for I feel that changing one's surroundings is a form of adaptation, and the destruction of the local ecosystem is just an unfortuante side-effect. (I would have said more, but somehow my browser went back, and when I went forward again, the Quick Reply box was empty... grr.)

22sa
September 23rd, 2003, 02:18 PM
before you even click the quick reply button, read:
-we're not talking about how scientifically we're an animal or virus. I am fully aware that we belong to Kingdom Animalia, that we don't need a "host" to live and we don't "duplicate" ourselves in order to increase our numbers.

(note to ppl who likes to get technical: treat the term animal by its slang meaning please)

Do you consider humans as an animal just like the other animal in the world (like a wolf, squirel, etc), or a virus in the world?

i believe Matrix 2 is where this little saying comes from...
"Animals adapt to their environment in order to survive. Humans make the environment adapt to them in order to survive. Humans are like virus. They mutate their surroundings so that they will live on, slowly killing off the "host" as days go by"

just something to consider about...
I think so too, that the virus is the only other species similiar to the human.

Miyu-chan
September 23rd, 2003, 02:24 PM
I think that Humans are alot like virus..in a way. X_x; But we're animals. XD

John Denver
September 23rd, 2003, 06:15 PM
I think we were made in God's image whereas we cannot be animals. we are seperate from them, and I think animals were put on earth to better serve and be companions with humans. If you think about it, I mean, why does a camel have a hump, and why do dogs listen so well, why can people fit on horses so perfectly...and why can pretty much every animal be eaten...hmm

BOO ya!

22sa
September 23rd, 2003, 06:18 PM
I think we were made in God's image whereas we cannot be animals. we are seperate from them, and I think animals were put on earth to better serve and be companions with humans. If you think about it, I mean, why does a camel have a hump, and why do dogs listen so well, why can people fit on horses so perfectly...and why can pretty much every animal be eaten...hmm

BOO ya!
Yeah but we are still more like viruses right?

Iveechan
September 23rd, 2003, 08:16 PM
Also Dakota, why do squirrels fear us and why do hippos attack us and why do parasites want to live inside us and feed off us? The only reason dogs listen well is because humans domesticated them and bred them that way and camels have humps to store fat and water because of lack of resources in a desert. Horses are built the way they are to run fast in open areas. Humans created saddles and tack to ride on horses better. If God made horses just to serve humans, they'd have built in saddles and wouldn't need bridles to control them and training to follow commands. Animals eat eachother, does that make a tiger higher than a tapir because the cat needs to eat it to survive? Humans have to cook their food to make it edible, and animals feel pain in the killing process. If God made animals just so people could eat them, then he would not have given the ability for them to feel pain or need to be cooked. Every creature has a purpose, and just because humans have the ability to exploit animals doesn't make them any better. I suggest you learn a thing or two about zoology before saying something like that ;)

Anyway...

Humans are animals, but our minds are more highly developed in the thinking part of the brain. I basically agree with what Q_Man says.