July 6, 2015 12:45 pm at 12:45 pm #615973
If you wear a mosquito repellent, mosquitoes will avoid you and bite someone else. Is it your fault if someone is bitten by your mosquito?July 6, 2015 12:55 pm at 12:55 pm #1090608JosephParticipant
If someone shoots at you and you duck the bullet will hit the guy behind you. It is permissible to duck?July 6, 2015 1:12 pm at 1:12 pm #1090609Sam2Participant
Joseph: No, actually. Mai ChazisJuly 6, 2015 2:37 pm at 2:37 pm #1090610popa_bar_abbaParticipant
Its environmentally irresponsible. You’re messing up the ecosystem.
Same if you fight off a polar bear.July 6, 2015 5:24 pm at 5:24 pm #1090611writersoulMember
Female mosquitoes bite us because our blood contains an amino acid that helps them lay eggs to create a new generation of irritating, bloodsucking nuisances.
If you don’t contribute your blood, that’s one less chance they get.
Swat the mosquito, please.July 6, 2015 7:57 pm at 7:57 pm #1090612nfgo3Member
To the opening poster: Is it socially irresponsible to let your kids be bitten by mosquitoes and increase the risk of contracting West Nile virus or other diseases? Maybe you should learn the obvious before you learn Torah.July 6, 2015 9:14 pm at 9:14 pm #1090613
Who says I learn Torah? For all you know, I spend all my spare time studying the phone book. And I posted about mosquito repellent, not killing mosquitoes.July 6, 2015 10:11 pm at 10:11 pm #1090614Little FroggieParticipant
Sam: I have to disagree with you on that one. I don’t think mai chazis would apply there, when one’s sole action is removing himself from danger.July 6, 2015 10:22 pm at 10:22 pm #1090615sushibagelMember
Is it socially responsible to secure our belongings, thieves will move on and look for an easier target. Is it your fault if somebody else gets robbed?
I think this question could be asked about anything we do that makes safer,healthier,wealthier etc.July 6, 2015 11:32 pm at 11:32 pm #1090616
If you would zap the mosquito with a bug zapper, it would keep you and your neighbor safe.July 7, 2015 12:02 am at 12:02 am #1090617WiseyParticipant
Why don’t the animal rights activists care about insects? Is this proof of misplaced priorities?
Mosquito repellant should be banned. Donating blood saves one life but witholding use of insect spray enables the birth of hundreds of living creatures.July 7, 2015 12:33 am at 12:33 am #1090618
Mosquito repellent causes the mosquito to bite another person or animal. Besides, the animal rights activists alter cats and dogs to prevent them from having kittens/puppies. If they would care about mosquitoes so much they would soon be extinct.
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