"please do not understand me too quickly" —Gide
If a mosquito has a soul, it is mostly evil. So I don’t have too many qualms about putting a mosquito out of its misery. I’m a little more respectful of ants.
An old Raymond Smullyan story:Friend 1: "Ray, are you sufficiently Buddhist not to step on a bug?"Smullyan: "No."Friend 2: "But the bug is!"