Gorillas defend themselves from poachers.
Amazing story! This speaks on so many levels: tool use and ingenuity, technological knowledge, foresight and anticipation of a future (of pain if they do not smash the traps), the recognition of humans as predators and enemies, and — haha! — destruction of property; they are their own ALF.
So what say you anti-ALF pacifists and cultist vegan abolitionists? Is this self-defense (or extensional self-defense… if human liberators were to do it)? Or is it eco-terrorism? Huh? Get the problem with your collaborationist pacifist arguments? Eh?! Any of you care to step forward and CONDEMN this action — in your usual bullshit terms of course — as “violent” and “counterproductive”? Eh?
Oh yeah, but you’re right: what would public opinion say? They would surely condemn those criminal gorillas as the violent, terrorist thugs you say the ALF is. And the fucking difference between what this action and what the ALF do for animals who cannot…
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