A Really Quick Thought

The reason the general public get more upset about the killing of Harambe the Gorilla and Cecil the Lion than they do about the thousands of refugees drowning in the Mediterranean or being detained in camps around Europe is simple: Harambe and Cecil have names, are given a character, anthropomorphised and sympathised with. The refugees are denied names and characters and are instead entirely dehumanised by a media class that makes money from the hate they manufacture.

It makes me ashamed to call myself a human being. It has to change.

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