I Don't Understand Hunting

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    Never Have.

    I don’t live in an area where hunting is extremely popular. The whole idea of hunting has always surpassed my understanding. I often remain curious how this is considered a ‘sport’ to the general population. Not only a sport, but an entertaining one at that. Hunting is...
    Chasing4flowers Chasing4flowers
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 18, 2012

    I sort of don't understand on this level.

    I have had temporary impacts of when I used to hunt. Trapping was one thing me, and my dad used to do a lot when I was young it was kind very troublesome to me still is in the back of my mind. When it comes down to hunting with a bow for deer I still have that hesitation, and...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Mar 4, 2014

    Nope

    Why  so interesting about hunting? I don't get it at all.
    mother1983 mother1983
    31-35, F
    9 Responses Apr 24, 2011

    I Don't Think Hunting Is Bad

    It isn't that I think people shouldn't hunt, or that hunters are "bad" for killing animals, or even that I don't like guns. I just don't understand the appeal of hunting. I've been hunting before. It consists of getting up at 4:00 am and sitting in a tree stand not moving for...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Apr 26, 2012

    We Are Not In The Wild Anymore.

    We don't have to trap and hunt meat.  Hell, we don't even have to eat meat if we don't want to.  I don't see how hunting requires any "skill."  You sneak up in camo on an innocent animal with a weapon, oh I wonder who will win?   It's sad. ...
    patchworkofmistakes patchworkofmistakes
    26-30, F
    12 Responses Apr 30, 2010

    Hunting Is Cruel

    "Hunting is not a sport, in a sport both sides should know they're in the game."
    PrincessBecka PrincessBecka
    18-21, F
    Apr 15, 2011

    stumbled upon a hunting channel.

    a young female shreiked everytime she killed a deer. like someone was licking her meow. it is disturbing to see the glee and excitement of people when they shoot a helpless deer or a giraffe for trophy. this channel is disgusting.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 11, 2015
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