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Assassin's Creed 4 VS. PETA

Updated on March 5, 2013

PETA is at it again!

PETA: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, is on the proverbial rag again. Whale wars, and hunting shows weren't enough for them. Now they have to target video games that have the possibility of harming animals. That's right video game lovers. No more deer hunting in Skyrim, no more whale hunting in Assassin's Creed IV.

PETA's stance on it all is they want people to show love for animals. Personally I love hamburgers and my love for cows is astronomical. PETA, to you I tell you a short blip of my life.

I was born in the south, I love hunting, I love guns, and I love hamburgers. I am everything you hate. Just to make you cringe just a little bit more. I don't eat the animals I kill, I mount them all on my walls. Oh and my shoes are made by the Youth in Asia..

So Lazy people.. for this lazy update I will tell you what you need to know.

Assassin's Creed IV

  • PETA is bitching about whale killing in Assassin's Creed IV
  • Assassin's Creed IV supposedly features a mission that requires players to help kill a whale, in the new Black Flag game.
  • Gamers are outraged

Solution:

  • Offer the Collector's edition of the game, in a real fur box.
  • Offer a coupon to charter a whaling vessel to experience it for real.
  • Tell PETA, these are not ACTUAL animals we are killing here.. They are computer animations.
  • Inform PETA of every other game that in fact offers players the chance to kill animals (Seriously, World of Warcraft, I mean I was killing pigs like all day long one day.)
  • Treat PETA like the westboro baptist church members.

Conclusion

PETA went from a normal organization of people all seeking one larger goal. I agree with some of the statements that PETA makes. I do believe it is not ethical to mistreat animals. However, where do we draw the line? Games allow us, the people of the world, the opportunities to live abroad, to do things we normally would not. I don't think allowing a kid or a gamer to kill a whale, means they are actually going to go out and do it. I wonder if they have thought this thing through, or if every time they see an animal die, they go around waving their bloody flag.

Realistically: If they really want to stop the unethical treatment of animals, they will need to do it elsewhere, where it can really make a difference. People these days, see an easy target, and attack it. If it is remotely difficult they won't even attempt it. We are so afraid to stereotype people. I do not agree with dog fighting, chicken fighting, or any other kind of human induced mistreatment of animals. On the other hand, without these things, we lose a bit of culture, and we lose what makes us human. We are at the top of our food chain. It sometimes feels like PETA doesn't want us there.

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