09 Jul '11, 12am

We be Pirates!

We be Pirates!

Commentary by Captain Paul Watson “I am not what is called a civilized man, Professor. I have done with society for reasons that seem good to me.” ~Captain Nemo (by Jules Verne) Sea Shepherd’s Jolly Roger flag with the Sun Laurel refueling tanker in the background. Photo: Simon Ager Oh me hearties, we be pirates! It takes a pirate to stop a pirate and that is why the flag of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is the Jolly Roger. Yes, we be pirates! I’m not going to pretend otherwise. On the high seas we are indeed rogues and we sail under the stars that we choose to guide us, pointing our bows to wherever the need calls us. We answer only to those we have sworn our allegiance to, and it is under their letter of mark that we intervene against their enemies in an effort to defend and protect their lives and freedom. Over the years, we have been called many names, some of ...

Full article: http://www.seashepherd.org/news-and-media/editorial-11070...

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