Tuesday, December 09, 2003

In the modern age, when things happen on Internet Time, big game hunters just don't have the time to travel all the way to Africa, set up a blind, and wait for big game to go traipsing by it. And by the wonders of capitalism, the market has fulfilled their need. There are now farms that allow you to hunt big game which is confined behind a fence, just waiting for you to come along and shoot it, allowing you to acquire the prestige that comes from having the head of a dead animal mounted over your mantel without all the fuss and bother.

If you're morally outraged on behalf of the animals, save it. Conditions of the animals our factory farms raise for food are far worse. What raises my eyebrow is the moral quality of the hunters here, the ones who want the trophies, but can't be bothered to actually hunt...


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