Why do so many people think two wrongs make a right? I think it is because they don't have the courage and strength to face the wrong and try to make it right so they hide behind anger, hate and violence. The wrong that was done to nature when this country was 'civilized' is a mark of shame on our past, and a mountain to climb in our future if it is to be made right (or close to it). It's easier for to pretend to hate nature, and therefore not have to admit the wrong. Likewise, the wrong that was done to mankind through such excess greed the economy collapsed will take a lot of time and work to undo, and in the meantime those trying to feed their families by ethical means are forced to work that much harder. It is easier to take out the aggression on nature's creatures in the name of needing an easy free way to feed one's family than address the real problem and cope with it.
The wolves should be executed because they are a different subspecies than the native Idaho wolves. I hope you are of pure Native American decent, of the tribe native to the area you currently live. Otherwise, you better get out of Idaho - there is no room for non-native subspecies.
Video of an elk herd from the 90's is not proof that the wolves are disrupting the ecosystem. Perhaps you didn't know, but the eco-system began before the 90's. In fact Earth has been here much longer than you have. If you think the beginning of time equates to the beginning of your memory you are sadly ignorant and misinformed. In reality, there was a functional eco-system before the wolves were originally exterminated. Do you think the grazers roamed every inch, or they were dispersed into their natural habitat allowing for plant life to thrive in the wolves territory?
The statement that people who are not directly impacted by the Idaho wolves do not understand really sums up the problem. The problem is not the wolves. The problem is people who think the world revolves around them, and the impact on their personal life and narrow perspective is the absolute deciding factor in anything - beyond the good of humanity, the environment, or anything else. If we all felt that way we would all live in fear and hate, rationalizing the murder of any being whom inconvenienced us, cost us a little money or interfered with our favorite game. And you accuse New York and Hollywood of being shallow? They are shallow because they see beyond their own little world, and care about the grater good of what does not have an immanent direct impact on them?
The wolves, their methods of hunt and their effect on the eco-system in as nature intended. If nature intended humans to be killing machines they would have been born with guns in their hands. Please try to understand, rather than massacre nature for a change.
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