The Truth about Painting Elephants

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The Truth about Painting Elephants

Postby Sabina » Thu Mar 18, 2010 5:45 pm

You may or may not have heard about the painting elephants in Thailand. A lot of people have, and the videos of the miracle have spread like a virus. All of us in awe of the painting elephants contributed to the spreading.

Graphic by Daniel Lieske

What the original video undoubtedly shows is that the elephants are capable of much more than most people would give them credit for. That part is a fact.

Here is one of the original videos circulating about painting elephants. It is astounding.

What the video does not show and what most people don't ask themselves is how come these elephants can paint?
Were these people just so in tune with the elephants' talents and desires that they provided them with paintbrushes and paper so that these elephants could express themselves?

That would be nice... unfortunately, this is what is behind that... 80|

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Re: The Truth about Painting Elephants

Postby mirjana » Thu Mar 18, 2010 11:55 pm

Oh Sabina, is it possible that we, people, are so bad? It is obvious.
Such a sad truth is all that what you have shown. Human cruelty is incomparable.
Thank you for doing such kind of reserch that help us to be less blind and not to contribute to spreading such things.
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