Allanonto Fiorella the little flower gardener

Whilst your position as an Animist should guarantee you to be left alone I must agree your current stance cannot be justified. Certainly your right to defend yourself is unquestioned, Decompose is a way of dissuading other players from continually attacking you as ultimately they could be made to suffer greatly - many times over. Perhaps the answer is to give due public notice as a warning. If this is not heeded then you can justifiably can justifiably decompose to your hearts content.