The left’s not nearly done smashing silly taboos that silly people have erected. They wake up every day thinking about convention, and how to undo it. To them this is the height of intellectualism. It’s actually the height of a$$holism.
Richard Dawkins Wants to Eat Human “Meat” to “Overcome Our Taboo Against Cannibalism.”
“Richard Dawkins, the (in)famous atheism proselytizer, has mused about eating human meat.
No, he doesn’t want to join the Donner Party. Researchers may soon be able to manufacture meat from cell lines in the lab, and Dawkins has suggested in a tweet that we could ‘overcome our taboo’ by eating human flesh so manufactured...
Cannibalism is profoundly immoral in Western culture — absent absolute necessity, such as when members of the Donner Party consumed their already deceased co-travelers to stay alive — because it denies human exceptionalism and the unique dignity and meaning of human life.
This view extends even to those who have died, which is why we treat the deceased in a respectful manner and why desecrating the dead is considered to be immoral and is against the law — even in war.
Dawkins, of course, rejects the concept, considering it ‘speciesist,’ e.g., discrimination against animals. He thinks we are just a collection of carbon molecules and certainly of no intrinsic value simply and merely because we are human…“
h/t tasteful submission