Not everyone likes snakes and that is okay. But even if we dislike them, we have to understand their role and how they are important to the ecosystem. And they are incredibly good for people (yes there are deadly ones out there, but the good drastically outweighs the bad!). Here is a post I wrote last year that delves just a little bit into how we rely on snakes, often without realizing:
We can't let our fear or hatred for something blind us to the good it does.