"The question isn't so much "why should we let the breed continue to exist" but rather "why are we actively trying to end the existence of the breed".
The general consensus among dog experts is that pit bulls (and…"
"Incidentally, I also feel this "need" to preserve breeds. But when I see bumper stickers or mottos saying that, "XYZ breed of XYZ DESERVES to live!," I ponder why? Why does a breed "deserve?" A breed is not an entity,…"
"Right, I totally agree with you.
I was just pondering why we feel, almost instinctively, that there is a need for a breed of dog to continue. What is that need for? Why does it exist?
I could understand if it was because it would affect current…"
"Thanks for calling out the beer snobs. Growing up with what’s cheap beer in Germany, I agree with the idea of what’s simpler and more basic is better. The US craft beer movement seems just weird in most other places, kind of…"
"Just an FYI, most modern breeds of dogs today have been specifically bred by man for a specific purpose. Once that purpose has been considered obsolete, the negative traits like aggression are bred out of the breed.
For example, bull dogs were…"
"I eat a lot of vegetarian food in my normal sedentary life, but when I camp I tend to believe I’ve got enough dirt and chlorophyll and shun the veggies in favor of meat, fat and starch.
If you are trying to fulfill your carnivore…"