I imagine, at the very least, it would cross my mind.
Why couldn't I do it legally?
Oh dear, it's difficult..guess that gives us the right to ignore the law of the country we wish to immigrate to.
Did you think x, y, z did it? No, so it must be ok. Sorry, that's not how logic works. You can't justify modern day actions, impacted by laws, the economy, population and so forth, with actions that happened more than a century and a half ago. "People like you to look at those who struggle to save them selves anyway with a feeling of righteous condescension." Whew, that's quite the character assassination you have going there. I don't feel at all self-righteous. The law should be obeyed. Coming here illegally does nothing for us and shows utter disrespect for the country, its citizens, those who came here legally and its laws. There's no getting by that.
Yep.....that's why I have tons of sympathy for those who do....It's not "criminal " to desire to be able to have a safe and healthy life.