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Ethical living and poultry

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From an old issue of Harper’s Magazine, we learn that filmmaker, Werner Herzog, has a thing for chickens. Says Herzog:

“Years ago I was searching for the biggest rooster I could find and heard about a guy in Petaluma, California….I went out there and found Ralph…who weighed an amazing thirty-two pounds! Then I found Frank, a special breed of horse that stood less than two feet high. I told Frank’s owner I wanted to film Ralph chasing Frank — with a midget riding him — around the biggest sequoia tree in the world….But unfortunately, Frank’s owner refused. He said it would make Frank, the horse, look stupid.”

We mustn’t sacrifice the dignity of one species for the glorification of another.

 

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2 comments on “Ethical living and poultry

  1. jcollyer
    August 5, 2013

    This was a lovely post that really made me smile 🙂 also, it caught my attention (this is completely off-topic, I warn you now) cos I watched Dead Snow last night and the nazi-zombie leader was Colonel Herzog. I remember thinking what an awesome name. That is all! Apologies for randomness but it just struck me and thought sharing would be fun 🙂

    • Kevin Brennan
      August 5, 2013

      Glad you liked it. I’m cringing at the idea of nazi-zombies, though!

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