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    11-02-2010, 09:42 PM
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Thomas Edison really sucks!

I know he created the light bulb and such, well made it last longer. But was it really that necessary to kill the elephant and all the horses, dogs, and such by electrocuting them. I know it was for science and such, but heck was it that important to prove that Alternating current was more lethal than direct current? It's electricity it's dangerous, you don't have to kill animals to prove that.
     
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    11-02-2010, 09:48 PM
  #2
Green Broke
Thomas Edison lived in a time when animals existed solely for use by mankind - in whatever dimension you want to consider. It was an entirely different time, and many people treated work animals horrifically. Being electrocuted was probably a godsend compared to what most animals endured back then.
     
    11-02-2010, 09:50 PM
  #3
Green Broke
I don't get the point of this post? That was along time ago and people had a diffrent kind of thinking then so why is it relavent now?
     
    11-02-2010, 09:52 PM
  #4
Trained
Thomas Edison should be the least of your concerns considering there is far worse happening in scientific studies in modern times.

A lot of the time though, it will end up benefiting us in the long run.
     
    11-02-2010, 09:57 PM
  #5
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So what about the dogs and cats and such he killed too, what do you have to say about that? Horses were work animals, dogs were still pets back then. And it also led to the electric chair. Speaking of electric chairs, what are your views of capital punishment? I'm neutral about it.
     
    11-02-2010, 09:58 PM
  #6
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I didn't say it was relevant, it just came across my mind
     
    11-02-2010, 10:11 PM
  #7
Green Broke
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Originally Posted by Katesrider011    
so what about the dogs and cats and such he killed too, what do you have to say about that? Horses were work animals, dogs were still pets back then. And it also led to the electric chair. Speaking of electric chairs, what are your views of capital punishment? I'm neutral about it.
Um, so? We kill animals everyday for food and clothing and sport. Dogs and cats weren't "pets", they were WORKING animals. The dogs were used for hunting, the cats were used for killing mice, and it would be quite a sight to see either animal allowed inside a house! They didn't sell dog food or cat food in neat little packages.

Death is the next step, for all life. It's ghastly to make them suffer for it, but fear of death is strictly a human emotion. Death is ugly cause you fear it, it's beautiful to demons! (props to anyone who knows what that line is from, LOL)
     
    11-02-2010, 10:12 PM
  #8
Trained
They may have been pets, but nothing like what we have today.
To me, although I may love horses more, they're the same as a dog, cat, cow, pig, whatever. I'd eat any of the above if it came down to it.

My opinion is that capital punishment is a flawed system. If there was a way for medical professionals to do the actual lethal injection, I believe that would be far more humane. I don't really have a strong opinion either way.
     
    11-02-2010, 10:13 PM
  #9
Banned
Well true, Guess I made myself look like an idiot on here :/ Sorry guys
     
    11-02-2010, 10:26 PM
  #10
Showing
Beautiful music to die to.

BTW, Edison was a fan of DC - it was Tesler who favored AC.
     

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