Colin, a six-month-old Merino lamb at a farm in Norfolk who was recently named by the Almighty creator of Heaven and Earth as the latest in a series of beasts whose sacrifice will somehow blot out every awful thing humanity has done since the last time, has questioned the logic of the system. He has also joined with other ovines in calling for a review of the working relationship between the two species.
‘OK, so we’re not the brightest, I get that. Nine hours eating grass and eight hours ruminating every day doesn’t leave you a lot of time for abstract thought,’ said Colin, ‘but even I managed to work out what the role involves. No thanks. Find another dumb animal to symbolise things for a change. How about squirrels? They’re thick as pigshit.’
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Posted: Nov 3rd, 2015
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