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The Ironies of “Free Willy”

http://www.nytimes.com/video/2013/09/16/us/100000002441985/freeing-willy.html

We humans are capable of cognitive dissonance on a large scale when it comes to animals. We sentimentalize fictional animals but are oblivious to the cruel reality we cause. This video describes the cruel fate suffered by the whale who played Willy in the hit film.

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