Not that Nick particularly cares (I assume) what my opinion is, I found this statement of his to be rather worrisome
Just pointing out Bluecolour said it not Nick
That I respect its nature does not mean that I will not also enjoy watching it die.
Knowing what it is will not prevent me from deriving pleasure as it endures the very uttermost suffering that its own complexity can provide.
Have you ever watched anyone die? I have, many times. Trust me when I tell you there is no pleasure whatsoever in watching people endure the utmost suffering of a slow, painful death.
With all due respect Lori, that is an opinion coloured by your own sensibilities. Unfortunately there are those who would no doubt prove the exception to your rule.