ronnewmexico wrote: I do not agree that having one of these animals from these places can normally be considered a faulted choice.
Clueless Git wrote:It's kinda like that the seemingly faultless act of taking abandoned animals can be a flawed one if, in the thinking through of it, the factor of how the idiots who dump animals in the first place will percieve such acts has not been taken fully into account?
But likewise I see not that it should affect our actions. If we were to purchase a animal, that would be propogating the trade in animals in a direct fashion. And I agree that should not be done in the interest of compassion.
Nevertheless, I think you may be overthinking the situation.
An action motivated by compassion is not wrong. It may be skillful or unskillful, but it cannot be called wrong. Keith
"I have from a very early age abjured the use of meat, and the day will come when men such as I will look upon the murder of an animals as they now look upon the murder of men."
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