Further evidence crabs and other crustaceans feel pain

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Sara H
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Further evidence crabs and other crustaceans feel pain

Postby Sara H » Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:01 am

"Life is full of suffering. AND Life is full of the Eternal
IT IS OUR CHOICE
We can stand in our shadow, and wallow in the darkness,
OR
We can turn around.
It is OUR choice." -Rev. Basil Singer

" ...out of fear, even the good harm one another. " -Rev. Dazui MacPhillamy

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Re: Further evidence crabs and other crustaceans feel pain

Postby Sara H » Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:26 am

I would have thought it obvious that they feel pain, but science is sometimes slow to catch up, and hesitant to deliver news people don't want to hear.
"Life is full of suffering. AND Life is full of the Eternal
IT IS OUR CHOICE
We can stand in our shadow, and wallow in the darkness,
OR
We can turn around.
It is OUR choice." -Rev. Basil Singer

" ...out of fear, even the good harm one another. " -Rev. Dazui MacPhillamy

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Re: Further evidence crabs and other crustaceans feel pain

Postby Indrajala » Thu Jan 17, 2013 12:07 pm

I never once thought it was okay to throw a live lobster into boiling water.

People who argue that a certain species doesn't feel pain are, in my mind, likely just justifying their own cruelty and lack of empathy.
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