Humans are funny. You have a fight with the wife and then, to make her happy, you go out and have some flowers cut up and bring them to her as a peace offering.
We kill a beautiful living creature to make sure we have made someone happy.
Why be content with flowers?
"Here Honey, I was wrong and you were right. See, I've brought you a dead bunny that someone ran over.
-Harry R.M. Pitts