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« on: 13/07/2007 11:19:49 »
A nice well respected family of cannibals are just sitting down to dinner, is there any part of their meal that they should leave because it may be too toxic or something?


 

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« Reply #1 on: 13/07/2007 11:22:45 »
Bladder and intestines?? Perhaps the kidneys!
 

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« Reply #2 on: 13/07/2007 11:40:06 »
A nice well respected family of cannibals are just sitting down to dinner, is there any part of their meal that they should leave because it may be too toxic or something?

One cannibal was late. " Did I miss dinner?" "Yes, everyone's eaten......"
 

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« Reply #3 on: 13/07/2007 11:45:09 »
"I don't like grandma"
"Well leave her on the side of the plate"

"Daddy's really tough"
"You'll just have to chew harder"

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« Reply #4 on: 13/07/2007 11:50:25 »
OOOOH GROSSSS!!! YUCKY!!!LOL GAG ME WITH A SPOON!!! YUCKY DOUBLE YUCKY!
 

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« Reply #5 on: 13/07/2007 11:51:28 »
 

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« Reply #6 on: 13/07/2007 11:54:38 »
GAG ME WITH A SPOON!!!
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Karen, why do you do it!  ;D [:-'(] ;D [:-'(]
 

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« Reply #7 on: 13/07/2007 11:59:28 »
What did I do this time.. now your crying! What??? Oh my gosh..did I say something Bad Again???
 

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« Reply #8 on: 13/07/2007 12:40:23 »
What did I do this time.. now your crying! What??? Oh my gosh..did I say something Bad Again???

those tears were between the laughter. nothing bad just bloomin funny
 

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« Reply #9 on: 13/07/2007 12:42:05 »
Bladder and intestines?? Perhaps the kidneys!

I have changed my mind and say the liver.. because it has a habit of absorbing toxins or excess of things like tylonol etc.. A purifying filter if you will trapping poisons and such..eh?
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« Reply #10 on: 13/07/2007 12:43:53 »
But we eat offal such as liver and kidney.....they're a good source of Vit C and iron I think.
 

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« Reply #11 on: 13/07/2007 12:46:06 »
What did I do this time.. now your crying! What??? Oh my gosh..did I say something Bad Again???

those tears were between the laughter. nothing bad just bloomin funny

Glad to know I did not say something nasty this time..  :) [:I]
 

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« Reply #12 on: 13/07/2007 12:48:48 »
But we eat offal such as liver and kidney.....they're a good source of Vit C and iron I think.

I was thinking that when your body is being poisoned most of the toxins I thought go to the liver in the bodies attempt to remove the toxins.. is this not true             ? Am I quite confused!
 

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« Reply #13 on: 13/07/2007 15:18:03 »
The spleen is something one normally avoids.

Don't know why there should be significantly greater caution in eating humans than eating any other animal.  Possibly the brain might be a concern, because of various prion diseases; but on the other hand, brain is supposed to be very nutritious.

I think the general rule for humans, as for any animals whose flesh one's wishes to eat - don't eat anything that died from natural causes (e.g. disease).
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« Reply #14 on: 13/07/2007 16:26:52 »
The caution against eating human flesh is that, obviously, humans are susceptible to the same diseases. It's the same for pork. Pigs carry a lot of bacteria that are harmful to humans. In either case, the meat must be thoroughly cooked.

Just as an addendum - some cannibals used to call human meat "long pig" as it apparently tastes like pork.
 

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« Reply #15 on: 13/07/2007 17:40:14 »
I think they might leave the crusts..........some people don't like crusts
 

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« Reply #16 on: 13/07/2007 19:34:07 »
I think they might leave the crusts..........some people don't like crusts

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« Reply #17 on: 13/07/2007 19:38:32 »
This topic is so Dang Gross!
 

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« Reply #18 on: 13/07/2007 19:51:45 »
 

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« Reply #19 on: 13/07/2007 23:39:18 »
LOL!!
 

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« Reply #20 on: 14/07/2007 02:55:21 »
my cannibal question is this... where do there people first TRY eating human flesh to discover that they like it? take jeffrey dahmer for example...
 

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« Reply #21 on: 14/07/2007 09:03:30 »
i guess they were hungry, or something.

what about teeth, they would make nice necklaces and possibly keepsakes. Imagine the scene - "and this molar belong to my exwife"
 

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« Reply #22 on: 14/07/2007 13:49:28 »
my cannibal question is this... where do there people first TRY eating human flesh to discover that they like it? take jeffrey dahmer for example...

I think you can put cannibalism down to two distinct categories (although there may possibly be some overlap in some cases).

As Paul said, it is sometimes hunger; but in those cases, where hunger alone is the issue, it is usually a transient phenomena.

The other reason tends to be symbolism.

Cases like Jeffrey Dahmer or Armin Meiwes are anomolies, although again are more acts of symbolic significance, as the perpetrators were living out fantasies rather than actually satisfying a sensual taste for human flesh.

I think in societies where cannibalism is endemic, it has to be controlled by religion, otherwise society itself would break down (if everybody ate everybody, who would be left alive, so there must be certain rules that say you are allowed to eat human flesh in some circumstances, but not in others).

In most societies where cannibalism is endemic, it seems to be based on somehow retaining some part of the soul of the diseased by eating their flesh (e.g. if a dead relative, then they stay with you by having eaten a part of them - if a foe killed in battle, then you somehow absorb some of the bravery and skill of your opponent - a little like the idea of eating a lion might be thought to give you lion like qualities).
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