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All zoos actually offer to the public in return for the taxes spent upon them is a form of idle and witless amusement, compared to which a visit to a penitentiary, or even to a State legislature in session, is informing, stimulating and ennobling.

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H.L. Mencken

Henry Louis "H. L." Mencken (September 12, 1880 - January 29, 1956), was an American journalist, essayist, magazine editor, satirist, acerbic critic of American life and culture, and a student of American English

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    सभी चिड़ियाघर वास्तव में जनता को उनके द्वारा खर्च किए गए करों के बदले में देते हैं, यह निष्क्रिय और बुद्धिहीन मनोरंजन का एक रूप है, जिसकी तुलना में एक प्रायद्वीपीय यात्रा, या यहां तक कि सत्र में एक राज्य विधानमंडल के लिए, सूचित, उत्तेजक और ज्ञानवर्धक है।

    semua kebun binatang benar-benar menawarkan kepada publik sebagai imbalan atas pajak yang dibelanjakan atas mereka adalah bentuk hiburan yang iseng dan tidak berakal, dibandingkan dengan kunjungan ke lembaga pemasyarakatan, atau bahkan ke badan legislatif negara bagian, memberi informasi, merangsang, dan memuliakan.

    alle dyreparker som faktisk tilbyr offentligheten i motsetning til skattene som er brukt på dem, er en form for tomgang og vettløs underholdning, sammenlignet med at et besøk til en fengselsdommer, eller til og med en statlig lovgiver i møte, informerer, stimulerer og forsterker.

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