In response to the Blog about if I feel like punching the killers Helen asked me this:
Helen Offutt February 17, 2013 at 2:41 pm · 

That’s awesome I am glad you are this way;
I mean no disrespect by saying this but could you tell us if what you feel has changed after you experience a hunt? I would be interested to hear if it changes your perspective in anyway; thank you.

Thought I would share my answer as its probably something ill get again :-) :

  1. Grant Nash February 21, 2013 at 8:54 am · 

    Hey Helen – thanks for the question. The answer NOT AT ALL. Yesterday I witnessed my first slaughter by all accounts it was a swift and clean slaughter but a slaughter none the less. I was thinking about your question yesterday and thinking if I was angry who would I be angry with: The killers maybe but what about the people that buy the meat , but its their parents fault surely for bringing them up to think that meat is okay to eat, and their parents and their parents. Then maybe I should be angry at the first fishermen who ever killed a whale and Dolphin. In that case I should also be angry at the people in my country and their forefathers and their forefathers for teaching me it was okay to kill and eat. See always understanding that there are a million interconnected causal reasons as to why things happen, being angry at one of them never solves the problem. I believe that problems can be solved , be tackled and be worked on, but they need to be counteracted by the thing they NOT, not the thing they are. Violence will be overcome but only by care and compassion, EVENTUALLY and infinitely. Every other solution i believe is temporary.