Wednesday, June 18, 2014

dog-eaters feast early

BEIJING (AP) — Residents in a southern Chinese city that has come under fire for an annual summer solstice festival in which thousands of dogs are slaughtered for food have held their feasts early to avoid attention....
The public uproar reflects the increasing affluence of ordinary Chinese, who keep pets, travel overseas and are changing attitudes toward traditions they may not have questioned before.


  1. The understanding of what animals, from humans to bugs, that we may kill and eat is pretty arbitrary.