30 Sep '13, 3am

Dolphin Trainer Group Makes Laughable Attempt to Justify the Unjustifiable: Commentary by Scott West

SW: It is true that humans have attacked, injured, killed, and otherwise exploited dolphins and whales over time. This does not make it right. Despite the continuous and murderous history of humans against dolphins, there is no recorded event of a dolphin injuring, much less killing, a human. In fact, there are numerous accounts of dolphins saving humans. It is also true that in some human societies, like in ancient Greece, to kill or injure a dolphin was punishable by death. In most modern countries today, it is illegal to harass, injure, or kill a dolphin. The Danish Faroese can claim that they have been killing pilot whales for over a thousand years. Again, the length of time of committing an atrocity does not somehow magically make the atrocity anything less. Also, the use of internal combustion engines to drive these cetaceans is a relatively new phenomenon and these ...

Full article: http://www.seashepherd.org/commentary-and-editorials/2013...

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SW: It is true that humans have attacked, injured, killed, and otherwise exploited dolphins and whales over time. This doe...