As you know, I love every kind of animal, but I have a soft spot for
I can spend hours looking at flocks through my lens - it's just great when you "find the shot" picking out your subject among a crowd, isn't it?
I feel happy, as I always feel when I'm out with my camera, but... I feel also sad and guilty.
Easter is coming and, as every year, the murder of so many lambs is coming too.
When a lamb watches me, or comes to me with joy and curiosity, so similar to a little child; or when a mother sheep looks at me with her impenetrable yet sad eyes: those moments, and many other moments... I feel impotent to stop that massacre, and the daily massacre animals are victims of, and I don't feel proud at all to belong to mankind.
If you are not vegetarian or vegan, please consider that the "piece of flesh" in your dish was a living being with feelings, family and friend. You can't love and eat animals at the same time. "Animals are my friends... and I don't eat my friends" said George Bernard Shaw. You have to choose your side.
Ok... you know I'm a "normal" vegetarian, not an extremist, and I'm not inclined to preach. But at least "semel in anno" I have to :)
Happy cruelty-free Easter!
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