Written by PETA
Bob Parsons, CEO of Go Daddy, is so heinous that we created an award just for him: the Scummiest CEO of the Year Award.
Parsons recently boasted on his blog that he traveled to Zimbabwe to shoot elephants and posted a graphic video of the slaughter. He tried to justify the killing by pointing out that elephants sometimes eat farmers' crops, saying, "It's one of the most beneficial and rewarding things I do."
We don't see how it could be "beneficial" or "rewarding" to mow down animals who are among the most intelligent and social on Earth. Elephants reason, use tools, and have exceptional memories. They are the only species besides humans, great apes, and dolphins who have been shown to be "self aware" (meaning that they can recognize themselves in a mirror).
Elephants form deep bonds and comfort and protect each other. Their mourning rituals over the death of a family member rival any that we humans have developed. How many elephants are mourning the family member whom Parsons killed for fun? And it certainly was for fun, since there are many humane ways to keep elephants away from crops, like chili-infused string, cowbells, and spotlights.
PETA is canceling our account with Go Daddy and taking our domain-name business elsewhere—and we're asking everyone to do the same. Please email Bob Parsons and tell him you will not use Go Daddy's services until he agrees to stop shooting animals.
Written by Michelle Sherrow
Bob Parsons SUCKS and deserves the same treament he's given the elephants, it is however only fair. He deserves no respect. OMG I thought I would never feel this way about a human but it disgusts me.
WHY are humans so cruel, evil, and greedy, besides the fact that they’re selfish, judgmental, materialistic, and hypocritical?? Humans are all these to a certain degree, we do have our faults, it’s as they say “human nature”, BUT not to the extent it has gotten. So why do we humans have to go above and beyond being greedy, selfish, hypocritical, judgmental, materialistic?? Why can't they think about others for a change?? Haven't humans done enough damage to the world and its inhabitants? Pretty soon there will be nothing good left of this world because of humans. We are destroying the planet. Isn't it time for humans to start doing what is right and stop abusing and killing everything in our path?? It is a choice, let's make the right choice and HELP those that truly need to be helped and stop being so greedy and selfish. Think about it, we were not born into doing evil, it is a choice humans make. A choice to do evil to the innocent, to the planet; the environment, vegetation, animals and even to other humans. This evil needs to be stopped. Enough is enough!! We need to stop turning the other cheek, it’s time to stand up for what is right. A CHOICE to do what is right.
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