Thailand is one of the most popular travel destinations in the world with people coming from all over the world to see temples, beaches, culture and animals. The animal entertainment industry within Thailand itself is often pushed by tourism marketers as once in a lifetime opportunities to encounter tame wild creatures without risk. What is commonly not known is the long suffering that these tigers are often put through for this once in a lifetime opportunity. Now the World Animal Protection are taking a stand to protect tiger species from cruel conditions and illegal trafficking. Ethically the mistreatment of these beautiful species is so wrong, so it is important to understand the facts of what truly happens in the animal entertainment industry.
This blog post today is a little late, I could come up with many excuses for why this is but my current one is that I just have no idea what to write. The idea of poverty porn and witnessing sad traumatic events really pulls at my heart strings and I often don’t know if my opinions are morally or ethically correct. I just want to be able to help everyone and make the world a better place but often we do not know if our generosity is being used in the right places.
It’s humouring to think that in the 1400’s Renaissance was the distinct style of art that was attractive to the human population. Nothing says fine art like a naked body and some angel wings. But in todays society almost anything can be interpreted as art, even the naked selfie.