See no evil

Sulawesi crested black macaques in Indonesia

“See no evil, speak no evil, hear no evil”, The Three Wise Monkeys

Impressive photo, isn’t it? These monkeys seem between terrified and indifferent, as one who accepts his or her destiny with resignation.

The Sulawesi crested black macaques are the most endangered of the seven macaque species that live on the island of Sulawesi in Indonesia. The main threat to their survival is over-hunting for food. They are served up as a delicacy on special occasions such as weddings.


Featured Image: Sulawesi crested black macaques in Indonesia – one of the highlighted images in the Sony world photography awards, The Guardian Eyewitness


  1. […] Emotions are not the only reason behind deliberate ignorance. The 3rd and 4th motives are well known in the academic debate on law and economics. Fourth is behind our deep conviction that justice must be blind, and other beautiful metaphors like John Rawl’s “veil of ignorance” or the three wise monkeys. […]

  2. […] Pero las emociones no son la única razón para la ignorancia deliberada. Los motivos tercero y cuarto son bien conocidos en el debate académico sobre derecho y economía. El cuarto está detrás de nuestra profunda convicción de que la justicia debe ser ciega y de bellas metáforas como el velo de ignorancia de John Rawl o los tres monos sabios. […]

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