@pre_constantine - As many as 600 whale sharks a year are killed to supply one factory alone in China. The fins and meat stay in China while customers for the oil and skins are in North America and Europe.
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And on another day, the question of eating #DeadThings was again presented, and some of Yasha newer disciples gathered around him and asked: “Master, ye do indeed know all things, and thy wisdom of the Holy Law excels all others; tell us, therefore, is the eating of #SeaCreatures lawful as some say?" And Yasha looked upon them with sad eyes, for he knew they were yet #unlearned men and their hearts were yet hardened by #FalseDoctrines of devils; and he said unto them: “See ye the #fishes of the sea, as we stand beside the seashore and look upon the waters of many lives. Yea, the water is #their #world, even as the dry land belongeth to man; I ask ye, do the fishes come unto thee and ask of thee for thy dry land or of its foods? Nay, nor is it lawful for thee to go into the sea and ask for things which belong not unto thee; for the earth is divided into three kingdoms of souls-one of the #land, one of the #air, and one of the #sea, each according to its kind. And deposition for the Eternal Being hath given unto them each the Spirit of life and the Holy Breath, and what He giveth freely unto His creatures, neither men nor angels have authority to take back or claim as their own. "For behold the #fisherman, how he takes not what is his own, a thief he is, he stealeth the treasures of the deep and #disrupts the #HolyLife of the blessed, for hath not God blessed the sea creatures in the age they were created, and said unto them all: 'Yea, it is Good and Holy, #let #them #have #life #and #bring #forth #after #their #kind and let them rejoice in their watery home and sing unto me songs of praise and of much joy and peace.'