Fur is dead

I have been monitoring the animal rights protest industry from afar for some time now. PETA, (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) is one of the best marketers of the animal rights ideology around. They run a web site http://www.furisdead.com/feat-RalphLaurenVictory.asp where they are crowing about the decision from Polo.com to stop selling fur.

I will have more to say about the fur industry in the future. But let me say, that not all fur is the same. I can’t speak for China’s fur farm trade. But I can for the fur trapping industry in North America. For all you environmentalists out there, I hope you realize that fur harvesting is one of the few activities where we can harvest a renewable resource from nature without destroying the underlying habitat. Not even tree harvesters or farmers can say that.

But my point today is to have you think about Genesis 3:21 where it says that God made animal skins for Adam and Eve. The question is did God sin when he did this? How do you think Ingrid Newkirk (founding member of PETA) would react to God for doing this? Did God want Adam and Eve to continue to use animal skins for clothing after the original one’s wore out? Finally is there a difference between use of a resource and its abuse?

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