Causes of irrational fear/hate

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Causes of irrational fear/hate

meloe!
Hello Eric,

Although I think that many insects are just 6-legged aquarium fishes, most people obviously do not agree with me. Since you are probably quite experienced on dealing with such things, I would be glad to hear your opinion on the matter.

Thanks
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Bug Eric
I do not agree, since insects and fish are each in their own phylum of classification.  Fish are vertebrates while insects are invertebrates.  Maybe you are trying to make an analogy, but if so I am not sure it is very logical.
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Re: Causes of irrational fear/hate

meloe!
Apologies for the flowery attempt at saying "I enjoy watching them, but I'm not completely sure why everyone else has become so terrified nowadays".




I was attempting to say that darklings or carabids in boxes exhibit complex, interesting behaviors strongly reminiscent of those displayed by fishes in aquaria, despite the anatomical differences.