When seeing this now. It is strange to me, that this ever was something that was a part of the culture I grew up in. Yes, I grew up on the Faroe Islands, probably the only place where almost everyone is still eating whale meat, and yes it was a good source of proteins and nutrients, and it was very tasty.
Once again I’ve been named an “advocate” of the pilot whaling. I have never said that I supported pilot whaling unconditionally. On the contrary. I myself have advocated – mostly in articles written in Faroese to the Faroese public – for stopping the killing, IF it is not possible to continue this tradition on a sustainable and non-commercial basis.
Some people outside the Faroes think that Faroese people are senseless primitive murderous inbred drunken brutal beasts who once a year kill thousands of intelligent dolphins for fun as a ‘coming of age ritual’ just to leave most of the whales to rot on the beach and feeding the rest of the poisonous meat to their innocent children.