The email to contact the zoo is: firstname.lastname@example.org
You better believe I’m writing a letter.
Don’t forget to email McDonalds, Applebee’s, and your kindly neighbor Ms. Ethel.
The outrage people have over such trivial things as this giraffe at the Copenhagen Zoo is mind blowing.
The extremes of cognitive dissonance.
I generally refrain from judging the priorities of others, but I’ll make an exception in this case: This giraffe is not what you should spend your time worrying about.
I cannot follow the logic of people devastated by the killing of this giraffe in Denmark. I don’t understand the following:
Photo by KASPER PALSNOV/AFP/Getty Images
My role—and that is too emphatic a word—is to show people that they are much freer than they feel, that people accept as truth, as evidence, some themes which have been built up at a certain moment during history, and that this so-called evidence can be criticized and destroyed. To change something in the minds of people — that’s the role of an intellectual.
Foucault, “Truth, Power, Self” (interview, 1982)
We contribute to our own rulebooks.