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Would you wear a fur coat?

emmanuel

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Originally Posted by Lucky7
Douchebag. How about I skin you alive and wear you around?

The answer to this question is **** NO! Completely unethical.


I am sure you still wear something that can be traced back to an animal, yes?
 

philosophe

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If I needed a serious fur coat to stay warm in some incredibly cold climate, yes, I'd wear fur.

Right now, I own a shearling coat and a Canada goose down parka. Some would say that the shearling is basically a fur coat. I don't want to someplace where I'd have to own yet a warmer coat.
 

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Originally Posted by globetrotter
I ate a truckfull of puppies, kitens and baby penguins and they were all very cute and alive at the time.

If this were a dick-measuring contest, your junk would be HUGE compared to mine.
 

DrZRM

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"And I thought they smelled bad on the outside!"

Originally Posted by Lucky7
Douchebag. How about I skin you alive and wear you around?

The answer to this question is **** NO! Completely unethical.
 

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They are so warm and soft!
Wouldn't it be warmer if the fur was on the inside? I never got that about fur coats...the animal has the fur right next to their skin, shouldn't it work the same way?
 

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Originally Posted by Mr. Moo
+1. Fur coats are for pimps, Appreciation directors and women.

and joe namath.

joe-namath-fur-coat.jpg
 

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Originally Posted by flipster
please explain yourself

I'm not a PETA fanatic. Yes, articles of clothing that I own can be traced back to animals, however have you ever done research on the fur trade? If not, then maybe you should. I had to write a paper on the fur trade in college, and it absolutely disgusted me. Good enough explanation mom?
 

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I would never wear a fur coat, but am not opposed to others wearing them, as long as the fur harvesting does not endanger animal populations.

Originally Posted by js4design
and joe namath.

joe-namath-fur-coat.jpg


Haha, wtf?
 

Spatlese

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Originally Posted by porcelain monkey
No. Not for ethical reasons, I just think I would look like a bit of a dandy.

+1. I just don't like them, period.
 

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High today is -4 Low was -22 (F)-not including wind chill. Beaver, or maybe astrakhan. No problem.
I see no ethical issues ( save fabricated ones).
 

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Originally Posted by Lucky7
I'm not a PETA fanatic. Yes, articles of clothing that I own can be traced back to animals, however have you ever done research on the fur trade? If not, then maybe you should. I had to write a paper on the fur trade in college, and it absolutely disgusted me. Good enough explanation mom?
alright.. so you're opposed to the way animals are treated in the fur-industry. I can understand that. But why calling someone a douche then? Because they are not concerned with animal well being? So what about the Inuit population? According to your reasoning they're all douchebags? Or do those guys nowadays only wear Northface/other tech wear?
 

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I grew up amidst one of the largest mink-producing regions in the USA. I would have absolutely no problem wearing a fur coat. Preferably full-length.

When Roald Amundson was trying to find the Northwest Passage and damn near killed himself and his crew he ran across the natives wearing animal furs. To this day science has not been able to reproduce the insulating qualities afforded by arctic mammal fur.
 

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Wore a leather jacket with a big fox fur collar today, would wear a full fur coat depending on the look.
 

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