Talking animals topic betrays culture-blind critics
by Patch O'Furr
Last year, a Flayrah news article drew outsiders who had never encountered Furries.
One wrote: “You all need therapy!”
I answered: “This IS our therapy, silly!”
Friends at Flayrah just reminded me about it. Dronon posted:
Chair of the Canadian Education Committee thinks that talking animals in children’s books are detrimental to education. …Aw darnit, scratch that – It’s a fake, satirical article. Well done!
Some believe that the report of the Chinese banning “Alice in Wonderland” in 1931 because “talking animals are false” is an urban legend. Nobody can find such a law as having been passed.
Rakuen Growlithe added:
Dronon, there’s actually a bit of truth underlying the satire.
The topic led me to find that, although it may be satirized… yes, it has some truth. Read the rest of this entry »