Is Obsession over rescuing animals a form of mental illness?

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  1. No Head Games

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    I was listening to Howard talk about Sam Simon and Beth's passion for rescuing animals. I think when people take animal rescue to that level they are simply incorrectly projecting human intelligence and emotion onto animals. Its like a form of mental illness.

    A dog is freaking dog. It's not a human. It doesn't think like a human and it doesn't feel like human. Beth doesn't understand that a dog in cage doesn't experience the same emotions and as a human in cage.

    These are animals. I have a wild rabbit in my backyard. It has to endure freezing temperatures, rain, cats that are trying to eat it etc. That's nature...it's a freaking animal. Should I go rescue it?

    An antelope in Africa roams around the plains of Africa until it either starves to death or has a lion crush its neck with 6 inch teeth. That's nature.

    If you are going to make the effort, save humans not animals.

    Is it lack of intelligence, mental illness or both?
     
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    It just proves that she loves pussy. She's married to one.
     
  3. Bye You!

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    In Beth's case, it's total bullshit. She doesn't give one shit for an animoe that isn't cute enough to take a picture with.

    Sam probably just likes animals better than people. :dontknow: can't blame him, really.
     
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    A couple things here. Sam Simon is an evil mother-fucker. And taking care of animals like Beth does is just a misplaced action. She really wants kids but since she wants to keep the money train on the hook then she has to direct those feelings elsewhere. Hence caring for animals.
     
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    It's retarded because most animals in the wild have a life that people like Beth would view as abuse.

    Why not spend that time and money helping children instead of dogs.?
     
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    I do get the impression that Beff probably has severe emotional and psychological problems (marrying Wiggy should be a hint).
     
  7. Micheal Kenyon

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    No doubt she's fucked in the head. :nutz:

    However, she is enabled by her husband so there's plenty of blame to go around.
     
  8. nearly.normal

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    Sadness, loneliness, depression, anger, anxiety

    Yes, I would say those are the same emotions.
     
  9. FlaFlaFlunkie

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    I know little-to-nothing about Sam Simon, other than that he was one of the creators of the Simpsons who has had no part of the series since its inception; he just sits back and watches the money pile up.

    So...what makes him "an evil mother-fucker" in your eyes? :munch:
     
  10. SouthernListen

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    Perhaps because of humans like you, they don't want to.
     
  11. SouthernListen

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    I hear he swims to a vacation home in Hawaii.
     
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    I find it one of the good things Beth does. Sam Simon seems really committed to making lives better for animals and that is a wonderful passion. He has alot of money, no children and every animal that he saves or has spayed or neutered is fine.

    It's all good.
     
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    This reply has nothing to do with Beth, Just how do you KNOW what an animal feels or thinks?
     
  14. Beths Arab

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    This isn't Africa Poindexter and we are over run with unwanted pets that continue to reproduce and suffer/cause problems all over the country. You cant ignore every other issue on the fucking planet just because it doesn't involve helping the human race and for that matter the majority of humans are stupid scumbags that don't deserve any help anyway.
     
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    I don't think it's mental illness at all, just caring BUT I think Beth's motive is money and looking like she's not a gold digger. Again, Mark Cuban nailed it when he said gold diggers always have to have a charity cause.

    Where's all her animal care, money raising before Howard??
     
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    I just don't give a shit about human suffering as much as I do for animals. Seeing an animal in distress is really the only thing that gets to me emotionally these days. I've been donating to wild animal rescues and humane societies every month for years.

    That being said, I don't think there's a genuine bone in Beth's body and she would drop a crippled puppy if she saw one of Howie's condoms fail to flush completely. Sam Simon is the real deal and puts his time and money where his mouth is.
     
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    Her desperate attention whoring is her illness, if she couldn't make the animal stuff all about herself she wouldn't bother with it.
     
  18. Quite Frankly

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    Yes, yes it is.
     
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    :cmon:
     
  20. newcastlefan

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    no, but it's a lack of intelligence to feel the need to ask the question at all.

    to be concerned about the welfare of life is never an indication of inferiority. not being aware of, and concerned about, other living things is an indication of severe emotional immaturity: infants are only aware of themselves and as they mature they become aware that there are other things besides themselves.

    how we care about the rights of other species is an indication of how we care about ourselves. the advanced intelligence understands that compassion is not reserved only for those like ourselves.