Sacred Cows and Family Pets
When sacred cows are invited into the home as family pets, things get confusing.
In truth, real honest-to-goodness sacred cows get a bad rap. As long as the cow really is sacred, it means there’s something worth protecting, and it’s clear: the cow needs to stay alive.
But somewhere along the way, the cow gets invited inside and becomes a beloved member of the family. Then, it doesn’t matter whether the cow is sacred or not. It doesn’t matter if there’s a need for it to stay alive. The fact that it is loved and cherished by the family is the only reason that’s needed.
And if you thought it was tough trying to kill the sacred cow, try killing the family pet.