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Reply Sun 2 May, 2010 07:57 am
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Reply Sun 2 May, 2010 09:43 am
Emil;159281 wrote:
You make it seem like I inferred that the US is a developing country because of a single incident. That is not the case. So that you can find a single incident of stupidity in some european country does nothing to me. There are many stupid things in the EU too. What do you think I am? Some blind zealot, EU-tionalist? Of course not.

And you make it sound as though I am basing my comment on a single law/incident. There are a great many more I can assure you. I did not mention for example the law in which it is illegal to urinate in a canal unless you are pregnant (blatantly sexist in my opinion). The Dutch party hard and I have booked my plane ticket post haste to Amsterdam. But make no mistake, the "Americans" party hard too. In Ohio for example, it is illegal to get a fish drunk. True story.

In turkey, it's against the law to fall in love with a neighbors son, daughter, wife, servant, or any of his animals (however, there is no mentioning of her
Emil;159281 wrote:
There is no law in Denmark against bestiality, and there shouldn't be either. There is a law against animal cruelty. If the sex act is in some way cruel to the animal, you can be changed with that. I doubt that the sheep thought it was a big problem with that fellow ******* it but who knows? Seems hard to judge after the fact whether some animal suffered from a sex act or not. One would have to reproduce a similar effect and observe how the animal behaves.

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