Talk:Whale

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Mythology, etc[edit]

I don't think there is any call to remove the bulk of the mythology, folklore and tribal storytelling about whales, especially when we want to have international coverage and the material is properly cited. Happy to discuss details, but in broad terms the article correctly has material of this kind. I have therefore reverted recent changes. Chiswick Chap (talk) 13:22, 19 September 2014 (UTC)

You're right but I think that the mythology section is too wordy and detailed, and most of it ought to be moved to the animal worship article. Like other articles, a short summary should be there instead for this article to be more balanced, this isn't a religious article, after all. Smk65536 (talk) 13:23, 19 September 2014 (UTC)
Thanks. I'm sure we can work something out here. Clearly there must be no bias about religion for or against; on the other hand, if people did worship whales, that is a notable fact which we should neutrally record. I don't agree the mythology section is too long; I'll copyedit it now in case it's too wordy. Chiswick Chap (talk) 13:33, 19 September 2014 (UTC)