Besides the ivory has been craved to gods in China which represent good life

Besides the ivory has been craved to gods in china

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appreciate the true value of the ivory art work. Besides, the ivory has been craved to gods in China, which represent good life and the hope of people. It contains the hope of life in Chinese culture. Culture relativism is the ethical ramification of the culture viewpoints on ivory. As the Asian market value the ivory, the culture of materialism is shown. Traditional Chinese culture as Confucianism, Tao, and Buddhism value humble, tolerance, and harmony. Yet, as the developing of the society, China get into materialism. People begin to chase the fortune especially the young generation. Master and Kwok state that “Increasing spend by cash-rich Chinese millennials…is prompting brands to revamp some stores and open new ones in second- and third-tier cities where luxury spending is growing faster (Master & Kwok, 2018).” Ivory is rare and expensive. In this case, it becomes the symbol of fortune in the Asian market epically in China. What’s more, the highly valuable artworks are delicate since there are many master workers in China dedicating their life to the career. The craft of ivory is more important than the elephant species, for Asian culture. Asian world value the elephant as the symbol of harmony and happiness. They do not think they are relative to elephant species and they consider ivory as the representation of fortune. Due to the graceful meaning elephant has, ivory has been highly valuated in the Asian culture. Also, as the economy grows, materialism show up in Asian world. Hence, the market keep growing and the demand of ivory increasing at the same time. Consequentialism
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THE PURE IVORY 5 Under consequentialism, the trading of ivory can result in global organized crime. There are two factors constitute the crime: bureaucratism and profit. Bureaucratism increase the possibility of smuggling and management. The global organized crime would be enhanced under the bureaucratism. The film Battle for the Elephants describes that there are some officials and diplomas involved and even the law has two exceptions under the political pressure. It could be a global organized prime since the trading is international. Trading of ivory needs the original countries and harbors in different countries. Politics, economy and culture are involved. In this case, global organized crime could be conducted. On the other hand, people would like to take a risk for the huge profit of trading ivory. The value of ivory is higher than gold in Asian market. Driven by the huge profit, the smuggle began. The whole trading process involves different continents so the crime would be organized. Although there are two exceptions, the trading of ivory has been banned. The high-risk of the trading lead to the global organized crime. Sean Hensman is another activist in the film Poaching War . He trained the elephants to use their smell to defend the hunters. Sean trained the elephants to trace the hunters so that the hunters become their preys. It could lead to the result that the elephants would not be extinct since they have their defense capability. The large scale of training makes the elephants have abilities to protect themselves so that they would not be hunted by the hunters. It is hard to
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