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So why is Shambo sacred?

(6 Posts)
tortoiseSHELL Thu 26-Jul-07 15:08:35

Can anyone explain to me why he is sacred?

Pixiefish Thu 26-Jul-07 15:10:29

to the Hindu's cows are sacred (I think) and Shambo is their particular bull inthat area- apparently

tortoiseSHELL Thu 26-Jul-07 16:38:53

But can't they just get another one? Or do they have to be born to specific parents? Why is THAT bull sacred? [confused]

bundle Thu 26-Jul-07 16:40:01

lots of shambo stuff here with what look like good defences re: DEFRA stance

bundle Thu 26-Jul-07 16:41:07

" We could no more allow the slaughter of Shambo than we could the killing of a human being. Ultimately we would be willing to defend his life with our own." from the Skandavale website

mm22bys Thu 26-Jul-07 17:16:04

I don't "get it" either. But religion is used to justify a lot of otherwise unacceptable things....

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