English_Master February 7, 2016 No Comments
HUNTING IS NOT THE ANSWER How many animals will be slaughtered before it is de­cided too many are dead? Will species die out and fade into obscurity? Isn’t it our job to prevent this from occurring? With the large prevalence of hunters in today’s world, it is time to define what hunting is. Hunting is not a sport due to the waste of precious animal lives, moral ethics, and its inability to fol­low the definition of a sport. The dictionary defines a sport as “an activity involving physical exertion and skill that is governed by a set of rules and often undertaken competitively”(Dictionary. com). Un­der this definition, hunting is considered a sport, although this definition seems to be lacking a few main points. When surveyed, many people thought that a sport should be fair to both sides. There should always be a chance for the other team to win, otherwise there would not be a point. Also, a sport should be fun for both sides. If it is not, then the sport stops being recreational. A third addition is the fact that peo­ple participate in sports by choice. An animal does not choose to be hunted; it is chosen by the hunter. Therefore, looking at the new definition, it...
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