Monday, October 8, 2012

Fighting Cocks

When I was driving around Hawaii, I saw roosters in small pens or just tethered to stakes on the front lawn. Odd, I say to myself.
Then I spotted a guy taking his rooster for a walk with a string around its leg. Finding this very odd, I asked about it. It turns out that cock fighting is extremely popular in Hawaii. It is recognized as a cultural activity, justified because other ethnicities don’t have to give up their cultural activities. “The Japanese have bon dancing. Nobody would think of denying Japanese bon dancing."
Yep that’s the same thing. Maybe bon dancing to the death.

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