South Africa Flag logo

South African Skeptics

September 20, 2020, 14:04:39 PM
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?

Login with username, password and session length
Go to mobile page.
News: Follow saskeptics on twitter.
   Skeptic Forum Board Index   Help Forum Rules Search GoogleTagged Login Register Chat Blogroll  
Pages: 1 [2]  All   Go Down
Author Topic:

In the news

 (Read 2564 times)
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
Hero Member

Skeptical ability: +15/-0
Offline Offline

Posts: 2046

« Reply #15 on: September 02, 2019, 08:17:59 AM »

CITES has likely been taken over by animal rights nuts. We should probably get out while we still have rhinos and elephants left...
NP complete
Hero Member

Skeptical ability: +19/-1
Offline Offline

Posts: 3257

« Reply #16 on: September 02, 2019, 10:11:44 AM »

Sigh. Want to conserve anything? Make it profitable.

I'm of the opinion that pragmatism hasn't been seen in this sphere since at least when I was a child... even then I wondered why these bans were so stubbornly adhered to when, in effect, they DROVE demand for the very thing they were trying to protect.

Then again, I'm constantly surprised on a daily basis how few people actually understand even the basics of economics.

To whit: These guys are unwittingly following the "De Beers plan" to driving demand.
Pages: 1 [2]  All   Go Up

Jump to:  

Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
Page created in 0.19 seconds with 24 sceptic queries.
Privacy Policy