PETA Goes Crazy, Insists Zerglings Have Feelings
PETA are at it again. In their announcement that they will be attending the StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm launch, PETA claimed that 'Zerglings have feelings too'. The blog bost, written by PETA Staffer Joel Bartlett, claims that:
"while Zerglings are not real, there are many equally "strange" and exotic animals we share this planet with who deserve our empathy. Just because crocodiles and snakes look alien to us, that doesn't make it OK to skin them alive for a handbag, shoes, or a belt.
And if we had to share our world with the Zerg in reality, I'd like to think that we'd make an effort to understand and respect them rather than sending out the battlecruisers—because the alternative to having empathy for other beings is about as grim as it gets, whether you're a Terran, a Zerg, or a Protoss."
Personally, I think he's ignoring the aspect where each and every Zerg is a specially bred killing machine designed specifically to destroy the Swarm's enemies in the most efficient way possible. Comparing them to a Crocodile or a Snake (which only kill for food, or in response to a threat), seems inappropriate when you realise the best comparison we have on Earth is a sociopath.