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Some of those in favour of a ban on stag hunting argue that one reason for the ban is that the stag is being hunted to provide mere entertainment as opposed to being killed for meat. Last night the artificiality of this distinction struck me. I was in a restaurant and two plump, prosperous people at the next table ordered venison. Clearly they weren’t merely feeding. They were being entertained.

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