October 20th, 2018 8:43 AM
THE ECONOMICS OF CANNIBALISM?
—“They still practice cannibalism there”—Andy Ujku
I always wonder ‘what are the choice cuts‘ for cannibals? Because, humans have glutes and thighs and calves but we have evolved to trade muscle for heat dissipation and brain size – and that made us expensive life forms. People are plentiful herd animals, and great beasts of burden, as the ancient slave societies illustrated, but because humans grow and mature slowly and expressively, they provide poor caloric returns. Stuff that eats grass provides better investment for eating – and humans serve better as beasts of burden than food source. 😉
(See? Economics in everything. lolz;)