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2019-08-24 -Signs, Portents, and the Weather-
Newsweek: Time to Rethink Taboo on Cannibalism?
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Posted by Fred 2019-08-24 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6571 views ]  Top

#1 Soylent Green Is People!!!
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-08-24 06:48||   2019-08-24 06:48|| Front Page Top

#2 Kuru
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Kuru is a disease of the nervous system.

Kuru is a very rare disease. It is caused by an infectious protein (prion) found in contaminated human brain tissue.

Kuru is found among people from New Guinea who practiced a form of cannibalism in which they ate the brains of dead people as part of a funeral ritual. This practice stopped in 1960, but cases of kuru were reported for many years afterward because the disease has a long incubation period. The incubation period is the time it takes for symptoms to appear after being exposed to the agent that causes disease.

Kuru causes brain and nervous system changes similar to Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Similar diseases appear in cows as bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), also called mad cow disease.

The main risk factor for kuru is eating human brain tissue, which can contain the infectious particles.

Symptoms of kuru include:

Arm and leg pain
Coordination problems that become severe
Difficulty walking
Swallowing difficulty
Tremors and muscle jerks
Difficulty swallowing and being unable to feed oneself can lead to malnutrition or starvation.

The average incubation period is 10 to 13 years, but incubation period of 50 years or even longer have also been reported.

If you want to concentrate pathogens then eat people.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2019-08-24 07:18||   2019-08-24 07:18|| Front Page Top

#3 Note that cannibalism isn't even included among the Seven Deadly Sins. It's too horrible.

Posted by Skidmark 2019-08-24 09:52||   2019-08-24 09:52|| Front Page Top

#4 I'm happy munching on cows, chickens, pigs and the occasional fish, but this might be a solution to Europe's problem with illegal migration. Hell, you wouldn't have to eat that many of them before the word got out that your "warm welcome" meant being invited to a buffet where the main course was you.

An enterprising national intelligence agency could run this as a psy-op with very few actual corpses involved.
Posted by SteveS 2019-08-24 10:32||   2019-08-24 10:32|| Front Page Top

#5 What is even the purpose of this article? "We have to dehumanize our neighbors and family, so we'll be more willing to consume their flesh!"

Just more evidence that people go into psychology to figure out why they're messed up.
Posted by Rob Crawford 2019-08-24 11:13||   2019-08-24 11:13|| Front Page Top

#6 The elites should all eat their dead relatives brains to lead the way. If there's no I'll effects in 200 years, then maybe we will listen.
Posted by Silentbrick 2019-08-24 11:52||   2019-08-24 11:52|| Front Page Top

#7 The elites should all eat their dead relatives brains to lead the way. If there's no I'll effects in 200 years, then maybe we will listen.
Posted by Silentbrick 2019-08-24 11:52||   2019-08-24 11:52|| Front Page Top

#8 It's claimed that Rape is commmonplace among animals as well - especially if the female is 'in heat'. Does this mean it's ok for humans to do the same?
Oh wait - this is Newsweek - which regularly gives Clinton and Epstein a pass...
Well for the rest of us - it isn't.
Posted by CrazyFool 2019-08-24 12:14||   2019-08-24 12:14|| Front Page Top

#9 Agree with (#2) and (#8), Homo Sapiens is a social creature and just consider what happens when you train the next generation to look at their fellow humans as "meat that hasn't been slaughtered ... yet!" Whenever there is a crisis, and such crises inevitably happen, how far are You from the cannibal's pot?
Posted by magpie 2019-08-24 13:21||   2019-08-24 13:21|| Front Page Top

#10 Sounds like Planned Parenthood.
Posted by Dale 2019-08-24 13:36||   2019-08-24 13:36|| Front Page Top

#11 Sounds like the Democrap primary. Do they have knives in the clown car?
Posted by AlanC 2019-08-24 14:19||   2019-08-24 14:19|| Front Page Top

#12 There is nothing necessarily unethical or unreasonable about eating human flesh, declare psychologists Jared Piazza and Neil McLatchie of Lancaster University.

Jared Piazza is a Lecturer in Social Psychology at Lancaster University. He received his PhD in Cognition and Culture at Queen's University, Belfast.

Dr. McLatchie's research involves prosocial and antisocial behaviors, specifically punishment of deception whatever the fuck that means.

These two dimwits were probably trying for an attention seeking risqué paper, then decided to go the full rabbit hole and ended up exposing their own peculiar idée fixe.

Our ongoing research with butchers in England suggests that they easily adapt to working with animal parts...

Maybe they just like to sit and watch bodies being cut up.

Academic research into human dysfunctions or deviant behavior is a career predisposition functional psychopaths often gravitate to.

The unconscious desire is to discover and expose human frailty in all it's delectable forms. They do not approach the sciences with solutions as the aim, endeavoring just to see the pathetic nature of the being they hate most. You may find them in the medical profession too. Some psychiatrists, surgeons and specialists can often be utter misanthropes, their successes powered only by psychopathic drive and vanity.

Posted by Dron66046 2019-08-24 15:12||   2019-08-24 15:12|| Front Page Top

#13 It's official now. We can to refer to the Left as Morlocks that they now they consider us Eloi.
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-08-24 17:46||   2019-08-24 17:46|| Front Page Top

#14 "It puts the lotion on or it gets the hose again" - well-adjusted-academics. Check their crawlspaces....regularly
Posted by Frank G 2019-08-24 19:14||   2019-08-24 19:14|| Front Page Top

#15  This is the same publication that came out with the bogus "Hitler Diaries" to boost their circulation and ad revenues.

New owner, same scumbags.
Posted by Lex 2019-08-24 21:21||   2019-08-24 21:21|| Front Page Top

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