"mclark" <biteme@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> "rmacfarl" <rmacfarl@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> > Jois wrote:
> >> Footmootnote to the fat cat question:
> >> "In 1791 when the first European settlers came to Australia the
> >> thing they did was start to cut down about as many trees as possible
> >> (Bolton
> >> 1981:37).
> > So the language in the abstract to me is rather sensationalised &
> > simplistic. However I've been known to comment that with the damage to
> > the Australian environment caused by European rabbits, European foxes,
> > European wasps, European carp in our rivers, etc., etc., the real
> > uncontrolled feral mammal that does the most damage in this country is
> > the European...
> Message-ID: <6rgkf.3389$Dk.1158@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> "Still, millions of healthy small animal hunters roaming the
> neighborhood can't be laid at the ~cats'~ door, that's
> entirely *our* fault."
> Glad to see you're coming around. :-) So should we say,
> then, that the only good human is a dead human? Tempting,
> aint it....?
We are a pretty bad bunch, aren't we.