Unformatted text preview: pepper rubbed in the eyes.” This caption is almost ridiculous. The viewer has almost no way of knowing if the cow really was “weeping.” In addition, many light colored animals have discoloration around the eyes. It is a natural occurrence, so the discoloration that someone sees might not be related to abuse. PETA also chose a word to spark emotion, “weeping.” They chose that word to make the cow more human and so a person would feel empathetic towards the cow. The hardest part about these pictures is the credibility. They do not show where they were taken, when, or why. No location is given for most of these photos. PETA also likes to use celebrities to prove a point, such as Pamela Anderson. These graphics emulate what questionable ethics are in every way. Hopefully not too many people fall for these things without researching them first....
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- Spring '06
- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Amphetamine Reptile Records, Pamela Anderson, Shannon Selberg