How Hunting Signals the Psychological Need for Power Over the Innocent

Regina Clarke
5 min readOct 18, 2018
© the Jane Goodall Institute / By Bill Wallauer

In September of this year Idaho Fish and Game Commissioner Blake Fischer emailed and posted photos showing him smiling over the kills he had made during sport hunting in Namibia, Africa. It caused an uproar. When he was asked to resign his post by the Governor of Idaho, he apologized for sharing photos of what he called his “harvesting” of the animals. He indicated that…

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Regina Clarke

Storyteller and dreamer. I write about the English language, being human, the magic of life, and metaphysics. Ph.D. in English Literature. www.regina-clarke.com