The Georgia Aquarium should be the last place for a proposal of a lifetime of love and respect, since it has been spearheading the effort to reverse 20 years of U.S. aquarium policy and practice by attempting to take wild beluga whales and relegate them to a lifetime of captivity. NOAA, which is empowered to administer the Marine Mammal Protection Act, denied the Georgia Aquarium's import application in 2013 and the Georgia Aquarium promptly filed a lawsuit to have this decision overturned.
If marriage is about respect and love, and I think that we all believe that to be true, the Georgia Aquarium shouldn't even make the list of likely venues to start that relationship. If, however, marriage is about domination, deprivation of one's birthright, and exploitation, then . . .
I recommend that D. Geller & Sons rethink this ad, and pull it.