Throwing Rice at Weddings and Birds

Is it OK to feed uncooked rice to the birds? Recently, the subject about feeding animals in my post Sabbe-Satta-Metta was brought up and how it could end up hurting animals in the long run. I answered it as “hogwash,” and then questioned the validity of the myth of throwing rice at weddings since I see people feed birds with uncooked rice all of the time in Burma. If it killed the birds, we would surely know about it and stop doing it.  C’mon, it’s seed.  Birds eat seeds all of the time. Only a few minutes later, a link to Snopes.com was sent […]