It reminds me of another famous quote: "We have enslaved the rest of the animal creation, and have treated our distant cousins in fur and feathers so badly that beyond doubt, if they were able to formulate a religion, they would depict the Devil in human form." -William Ralph Inge
Sadhu (holy man) with sacred cow in Varanasi. Varanasi or Benares, as the locals call it is India’s oldest, and possibly holiest, city. Anyone who has ever visited Varanasi will find both cows and holy men in every lane of the city.