Friday, February 7th, 2014

For Dead Chickens, A Monument Denied

Do you think future generations will look back at us in horror and disgust because standards will have evolved to the point where we seem like savages for not having erected giant roadside memorials honoring the tragic highway chicken fatalities that happen along our nation's arteries with regrettable frequency? It's a trick question, because the odds are there aren't going to be very many future generations, and even if we somehow do survive as a species for another hundred years I am pretty sure the direction in which our sensibilities are headed is going to be one where we only express emotions about those who can do something for us or those we want to do something to. Sorry, chickens.

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BadUncle (#153)

OK. Just as long as there's a memorial to all the pit bulls PETA kills.

Smitros (#5,315)

Chicken. Road. Why.

Ralph Haygood (#13,154)

The answer to your question is yes, future generations will look back at us in horror and disgust. They will be future generations of chickens, which will evolve to take over the planet some time after we have removed ourselves by being even stupider than present-day chickens.

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