And I admit as a vegan I am often dismayed and saddened at "jokes" meant to make light of some very grave things.
But here's the peculiar part with the way animal industries (and culture) have "fun" with animals as their subject matter.The joke is all backwards!
The "trick" doesn't happen and then everything's sort of okay again, like with an April Fool's joke. No harm. No foul. No! It's the exact opposite! We deceive them and ourselves that their best care and interests are important. Even paramount. At the onset we teach kids that these farmed animals are our friends. Friends that deserve kindness and loyalty. Everything at the start is so even and fair... No mischief or harm could ever be expected!
And then the punchline comes! The biggest "joke" on them that there ever could ever be! With false pretenses of "fair play"... We lead them to the kill floor and then we say "Ooops! Just kidding! We didn't really care that much about you at all!"
Sadly the joke is on us. The effects of this in-side-out, backwards trick we play on our fellow creatures contaminates everything in our "sorry", kidding and kidded culture. We cannot be happy with such a lie of this magnitude. It is only an illusion that has not been examined in full light of reality. And those who wish to remain blind to it, ridicule their own wisdom.
Please do not be a fool! Animals do not wish to die for us. We don't need to kill them. And we certainly don't need to laugh at how "gullible" they are to trust us.
A kind suggestion: End the contradictions. Go Vegan