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suppressedID August 2nd, 2015 11:48pm

In an era of high-powered rifles, infrared scopes, specialized ammo, GPS, ATVs, and even now scout drones, hunting is now more about Nature.

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Korosensei Maine
08/04/15 8:33 am

Most of the time it's a way for a bunch of bros to have a bro time without having to say "no homo"

08/04/15 8:32 am

I don't hunt, but if I ever felt incline to do so, it would absolutely about dominance. We are the dominant species, I fail to see a problem with exercising our dominance.

08/04/15 8:28 am

All I use is a bow and arrow and a trail cam in the way of gadgets

WyattDenham The Moon
08/04/15 4:49 am

Hunting for sport has always been about dominance.

whizkid USA
08/03/15 11:11 pm

skip all the gadgets and just enjoy being out there. It's actually quite relaxing.

08/03/15 10:36 pm

I don't use that fancy stuff. Only an old fashioned hunting rifle.

08/03/15 10:30 pm

I like hunting and do it as a hobby, I don't go out with high powered guns and gadgets even though I own them. It's a sport and requires restraint to stay challenging and fun

08/03/15 9:15 pm

Hunting is my family's primary food source. I don't have all the gadgets ( I have a few ) but I don't hate those who do.

MrTony Colorado
08/03/15 8:34 pm

Dominance, but only by those hunters that choose to use all that extra crap!

biker4life Arizona
08/03/15 5:32 pm

Feeding my family is the only reason I hunt.

08/03/15 4:20 pm

Poor choices. Hunting like baseball, football, surfing, golfing or any activity is what you make it. Most hunters can't afford or even want all the newest toys...

Diogenes FreeMeBe
08/03/15 3:10 am

Funny how many of those items are built in your own backyard, suppressed.

rebelfury76 No Justice, No Peace
08/02/15 10:27 pm

I think that's all cheating. It's not even sport at that point. Humans are basically Predator.

If I was ever to hunt, which I have zero interest in, it'd be with a bow and on foot. Everything else is pussy shit.

arctostaphylos Ankh Morpork, New York
08/03/15 2:34 pm

Sometimes, you say things that I really really like.

This is one of those times.

voc I am...what I am
08/02/15 8:12 pm

For a hunter, all those things are just tools. They just make it easier to get food.

08/02/15 10:38 pm

There is a tool involved, but it's on the stock side of the gun.

08/03/15 6:22 am

Every hunter? No.
Don't try to put words in my mouth.

voc I am...what I am
08/03/15 6:24 am

"There is a tool involved, but it's on the stock side of the gun"

What would you have me assume?

08/03/15 6:25 am

Look at the qualifiers in the question.
That's why they're there.

greeengoddess Minnesota
08/02/15 7:25 pm

How is hunting ever about communing with nature?

08/02/15 10:39 pm

It's what I've been told - repeatedly - by hunters.

greeengoddess Minnesota
08/03/15 5:53 am

Do they ever really explain what they mean?

08/03/15 5:59 am

How it puts them outdoors and they get in touch with their primal/pioneer roots.

greeengoddess Minnesota
08/03/15 6:44 am

I still don't understand how that is *communing with* nature. It still sounds like dominating over it to me, but whatever.

EarlyBird Portland
08/02/15 6:13 pm

I'd rather see us dominate over rats, roaches and mosquito's, than lions.

mc88 Cleveland OSU
08/02/15 6:06 pm

Why is that bad?

LochnessMonster Milky way
08/02/15 5:48 pm

I eat everything I kill. And I even bow hunt. I hunt legally and fairly. And I never go over my bag limit.

FlipFlopGirl Sic semper tyrannis
08/02/15 5:24 pm

The people I know who hunt (deer, hog, turkey etc) do it legally in the U.S. and eat the meat of what they kill! They don't use GPS, ATVs, etc.. Some even use bows still.

Psychoanalysis Analyze Everything
08/02/15 4:59 pm

The more we become dominant over nature, the more we rely on nature.

xx116xx Christian. Unashamed.
08/02/15 4:58 pm

It depends. If you are using all (or some) of the things listed, its dominance. However, just because they exist doesn't mean you have to use them, and even if you do it can still be communing with nature.