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(BBC)   Central African Republic officials want to emphasize that that there is no cannibalism in militia groups. Absolutely none, and when they say none, they mean there is a certain amount, more than they are prepared to admit   (bbc.co.uk) divider line 142
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2014-01-13 11:59:13 AM

99.998er: Call me lazy, but I prefer store bought.
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Yeah but you still have to cook it.
 
2014-01-13 12:02:43 PM
As long as the cannibals are Christian I have no problem with this.
 
2014-01-13 12:02:50 PM
It's better than dumping them in the Thames.

/WE GOT AN EATER
 
2014-01-13 12:03:02 PM

miss diminutive: I guess revenge isn't a dish best served cold.


Nicely done?
 
2014-01-13 12:04:37 PM
OK, I can imagine if my pregnant wife was murdered, along her sister, and her's sister infant; I would be enraged.   I would likely even be so furious I could see going out to look for payback, and even short-circuiting so I took it out on the nearest person that even LOOKED like they were involved.  What I'm not getting is step two.  The aprt where you vent your fury on the hapless victim and then say."you know, he DOES look mighty tasty...."
 
2014-01-13 12:05:36 PM

Point02GPA: miss diminutive: I guess revenge isn't a dish best served cold.

Nicely done?


Well done. Medium rare if you're in a rush.
 
2014-01-13 12:06:17 PM
WWJE?
 
2014-01-13 12:09:41 PM
Every culture is equally valid.
 
2014-01-13 12:12:19 PM

99.998er: Call me lazy, but I prefer store bought.
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Wow, check out that price, not even E1/kg.
 
2014-01-13 12:12:34 PM

kendelrio: [img.fark.net image 320x240]

Approves

/obscure? On my FarkTM
//Surely not!


That was on on the new years day TZ marathon.
 
2014-01-13 12:12:50 PM
Muslim, the other, other white meat?
 
2014-01-13 12:13:10 PM

Magorn: OK, I can imagine if my pregnant wife was murdered, along her sister, and her's sister infant; I would be enraged.   I would likely even be so furious I could see going out to look for payback, and even short-circuiting so I took it out on the nearest person that even LOOKED like they were involved.  What I'm not getting is step two.  The aprt where you vent your fury on the hapless victim and then say."you know, he DOES look mighty tasty...."


Apparently, in Japan years ago, one of the greatest phobias people had was being eaten. It was some big deal that if someone ate you after you died, a huge fear, something to be avoided. I'm not sure why. In any case, in WWII, American troops wondered why Japanese soldiers often fought to the bitter end when it was obvious that the battle had been lost. Some surviving Japanese soldiers told their American captors that they had been told by their officers that the Americans would eat them and they were actually surprised when their captors did not start prepping them for supper. So, I guess, you know, if the people you have a grudge against have this deep-seeded cultural thing against being eaten, you could make it a point to dine on one of them as a warning to the others.
 
2014-01-13 12:13:21 PM

pxlboy: /33 days, sir


That's a rather personal question, sir.
 
2014-01-13 12:13:55 PM
Cannibalism?!
Man, that bites.
 
2014-01-13 12:15:26 PM
The weak are meat, and the strong shall eat.
 
2014-01-13 12:15:57 PM

Nabb1: Magorn: OK, I can imagine if my pregnant wife was murdered, along her sister, and her's sister infant; I would be enraged.   I would likely even be so furious I could see going out to look for payback, and even short-circuiting so I took it out on the nearest person that even LOOKED like they were involved.  What I'm not getting is step two.  The aprt where you vent your fury on the hapless victim and then say."you know, he DOES look mighty tasty...."

Apparently, in Japan years ago, one of the greatest phobias people had was being eaten. It was some big deal that if someone ate you after you died, a huge fear, something to be avoided. I'm not sure why. In any case, in WWII, American troops wondered why Japanese soldiers often fought to the bitter end when it was obvious that the battle had been lost. Some surviving Japanese soldiers told their American captors that they had been told by their officers that the Americans would eat them and they were actually surprised when their captors did not start prepping them for supper. So, I guess, you know, if the people you have a grudge against have this deep-seeded cultural thing against being eaten, you could make it a point to dine on one of them as a warning to the others.


On the other side of the coin, many WWII Japanese soldiers ate the flesh of slain opponents. Apparently, supplies were a real problem. Allied control of the air enabled the destruction of Japanese shipping.
 
2014-01-13 12:16:29 PM

cryinoutloud: These are the kinds of people who run around cutting off people's limbs, just because. I'd be shocked if they didn't also indulge in cannibalism.



Waste no want not, I always say
 
2014-01-13 12:17:26 PM

miss diminutive: Point02GPA: miss diminutive: I guess revenge isn't a dish best served cold.
Nicely done?
Well done. Medium rare if you're in a rush.


That's a good way to get worms. Although the AIDs virus will probably kill them off.
 
2014-01-13 12:18:43 PM
First Cannibal: Are you enjoying the dinner?
Second Cannibal: I'm having a ball!
 
2014-01-13 12:18:54 PM

hobnail: The Stealth Hippopotamus: Well, what do you expect? There are more militia members then there are cows.

Or chickens

Or pigs


combined.

Gorillas and chimps, along with smaller primates, have long been hunted for food there.  I gotta think that militia members don't taste that different.


Bush meat.
 
2014-01-13 12:19:49 PM
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2014-01-13 12:19:52 PM
Jesus, this sounds like the eleventh doctor.

"Anything you have to say you can say in front of Clara. And by anything I mean most. Well probably half. Maybe a smidge. Or we should just talk in private."
 
2014-01-13 12:20:07 PM
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2014-01-13 12:20:53 PM
Never end an argument with a CAR militiaman by saying:

"Bite me"
 
2014-01-13 12:24:44 PM

cwheelie: [thriftyvinyl.files.wordpress.com image 850x859]


www.killsmusic.ru
 
2014-01-13 12:25:24 PM
Long Pig....mmmmmmm
 
2014-01-13 12:28:14 PM
Whenever I read about stuff like this, it reminds me of a chapter from the Forest Gump book.  Not the movie, mind you.  It didn't happen in the movie...

It goes something like this:

At some point, Forest crashes (from space, of all places) on a remote island inhabited by cannibals.  The leader of the tribe that captures him is a very well spoken Harvard graduate.  After completing his studies, he came back to live among his people.  Weird.  Though Forest is a captive, the leader takes a liking to him, as far as that he likes to play chess with him.  For the longest time, Forest beats him in every game.

One day, the leader actually wins the game.  This disturbs Forest who realizes at that moment that, the only reason he's been kept alive was because the leader couldn't beat him at chess.  So now, he's in trouble.  Then, the tribe is raided by a competing tribe.  Forest gets away.
The entire tribe is boiled alive for food.  Just before the leader is thrown in the couldron, he proclaims happily to Forest what move it was that he made where he FINALLY won!!  Then he happily accepts his fate.

I suppose the point of this story is that, even though it seems very strange and disgusting to us here in the civilized world, cannibilism may actually be viewed by some as a normal way of life.  Even to a cultured, Harvard graduate.
 
2014-01-13 12:28:44 PM

ZzeusS: cryinoutloud: These are the kinds of people who run around cutting off people's limbs, just because. I'd be shocked if they didn't also indulge in cannibalism.

Waste no want not, I always say


Really they're just being environmentally friendly. Instead of criticizing for cannibalism instead we should be highlighting the environmentally progressive nature of their actions.
 
2014-01-13 12:29:26 PM
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2014-01-13 12:30:45 PM
shiat like this isn't new. Liberia was infamous for militia groups eating human organs. Just google General Butt Naked, who would eat a child's heart and go into battle in nothing but his birthday suit and AK.

He's now a preacher. Go figure.
 
2014-01-13 12:31:51 PM
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2014-01-13 12:32:03 PM
Dear Sir,

I am glad to hear that your studio audience disapproves of the last skit as strongly as I.

As a naval officer I abhor the implication that the Royal Navy is a haven for cannibalism. It is well known that we now have the problem relatively under control, and that it is the RAF who now suffer the largest casualties in this area. And what do you think the Argylls ate in Aden. Arabs?

Yours etc.
Captain B.J. Smethwick in a white wine sauce with shallots, mushrooms and garlic.
 
2014-01-13 12:32:55 PM
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2014-01-13 12:33:21 PM

Benevolent Misanthrope: Ouandja Magloire, who calls himself "Mad Dog", was in a Christian mob who attacked a Muslim in the capital.

Ah, the Religion of Love...


If you're referring to the Christian, keep reading. There's more information at the end of that sentence.
 
2014-01-13 12:34:08 PM

Nabb1: Dear FARK,

I am glad to see that your commenters disapprove of this article as strongly as I. As a militia officer I abhor the implication that the Central African Republic militias are havens for cannibalism. It is well known that we have the problem relatively under control, and that it is the Somali pirates who now suffer the largest casualties in this area. And what do you think the Argylls ate in Aden? Arabs? Yours etc.

/Captain B.J. Smethwick in a white wine sauce with shallots, mushrooms and garlic


Oh Goddamn it...
 
2014-01-13 12:39:00 PM
I was expecting starving refugees resorting to cannibalism through sheer desperation, not a man driven mad with rage and grief biting a human limb during a lynching. That's pretty nuts. But honestly, probably not any worse than all the other atrocities being committed in CAR right now :(
 
2014-01-13 12:42:48 PM
Cannibalism is just another way of serving your fellow man.
 
2014-01-13 12:43:07 PM
So, was he a good man?
 
2014-01-13 12:43:49 PM

axeeugene: I'd rather eat Nabb1, sir. At least he hasn't got a gamey leg. And he's kosher.


Well it depends on how you kill him, sir.

Look, I tell you what:  we'll eat your mum, and if you feel bad about it afterwards, we'll dig a grave and you can throw up in it.
 
2014-01-13 12:44:14 PM
Cannibals don't eat clowns.

They taste funny.
 
2014-01-13 12:44:28 PM

Nabb1: So, I guess, you know, if the people you have a grudge against have this deep-seeded cultural thing against being eaten, you could make it a point to dine on one of them as a warning to the other


Three years into the war where many of the Emperor's troops got dropped off on some godforsaken desert island with 3 month's worth of food and a hundred rifle rounds and supply cut off by submarine, air, and lack of fuel, it isn't surprising that a number of Navy pilots and others ended up as the main course.
 
2014-01-13 12:45:14 PM

DubyaHater: Benevolent Misanthrope: Ouandja Magloire, who calls himself "Mad Dog", was in a Christian mob who attacked a Muslim in the capital.

Ah, the Religion of Love...

If you're referring to the Christian, keep reading. There's more information at the end of that sentence.


You mean the part about the Muslim killing his family members?  I never said the Religion of Peace wasn't in play here.  But I seem to remember something about not taking revenge as a part of the teachings of the Christian god.  Or was I misinterpreting the Holy Scriptures?
 
2014-01-13 12:46:44 PM

someonelse: That's a rather tender subject.


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2014-01-13 12:48:01 PM
Some of the native chaps would collect scalps with handles, but they didn't eat them.

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2014-01-13 12:48:42 PM

Benevolent Misanthrope: DubyaHater: Benevolent Misanthrope: Ouandja Magloire, who calls himself "Mad Dog", was in a Christian mob who attacked a Muslim in the capital.

Ah, the Religion of Love...

If you're referring to the Christian, keep reading. There's more information at the end of that sentence.

You mean the part about the Muslim killing his family members?  I never said the Religion of Peace wasn't in play here.  But I seem to remember something about not taking revenge as a part of the teachings of the Christian god.  Or was I misinterpreting the Holy Scriptures?


Your error was doing something most modern day Christians don't do--actually reading the Holy Scriptures.
 
2014-01-13 12:49:59 PM

Magorn: OK, I can imagine if my pregnant wife was murdered, along her sister, and her's sister infant; I would be enraged.   I would likely even be so furious I could see going out to look for payback, and even short-circuiting so I took it out on the nearest person that even LOOKED like they were involved.  What I'm not getting is step two.  The aprt where you vent your fury on the hapless victim and then say."you know, he DOES look mighty tasty...."


Way I see it, it's about humiliation.  Cannibalism has got to be right up there with buttrape for symbolically degrading a guy.
Buttrape: "You're not a man, you're a biatch."
Cannibalism: "You're not a man, you're a manwich."
 
2014-01-13 12:50:47 PM

Harry Freakstorm: First Cannibal: Are you enjoying the dinner?
Second Cannibal: I'm having a ball!


Q:   Why don't cannibals eat clowns?
A:   They taste funny.

An explorer is captured by cannibals while traveling through the jungle.  Despite the language barrier, they make it quite clear that they are going to cook and eat him the following day, and then toss him into a hut guarded by a huge beefy cannibal guard with a spear that could slice a man in half.

The explorer is terrified, and searches through the hut---littered with the belongings of previous explorers---hoping to find some way to escape.  He stumbles upon an almanac, and in it he discovers an astonishing fact:  at exactly 12 noon the next day, there will be a total eclipse of the sun.  A plan begins to form in his mind, and he steps out of the hut to speak with the guard.

"Excuse me.  Excuse me," he says, "when exactly are you going to cook and eat me?"

"Tomorrow," says the guard.

"Yes, I know, but what time exactly?  What time of day are you going to cook and eat me?"

"Mid-day," says the guard.

"Excellent, great," says the explorer.

The guard adds, "right after total eclipse of sun."

/And then he asks for a fork
//So much for your farkin' canoe
 
2014-01-13 12:51:20 PM

TheShavingofOccam123: Benevolent Misanthrope: DubyaHater: Benevolent Misanthrope: Ouandja Magloire, who calls himself "Mad Dog", was in a Christian mob who attacked a Muslim in the capital.

Ah, the Religion of Love...

If you're referring to the Christian, keep reading. There's more information at the end of that sentence.

You mean the part about the Muslim killing his family members?  I never said the Religion of Peace wasn't in play here.  But I seem to remember something about not taking revenge as a part of the teachings of the Christian god.  Or was I misinterpreting the Holy Scriptures?

Your error was doing something most modern day Christians don't do--actually reading the Holy Scriptures.


Really?  You mental giants want to turn a perfectly fun cannibalism thread into another atheist circle-jerk?  Just get a room.
 
2014-01-13 12:54:58 PM

TheShavingofOccam123: Benevolent Misanthrope: DubyaHater: Benevolent Misanthrope: Ouandja Magloire, who calls himself "Mad Dog", was in a Christian mob who attacked a Muslim in the capital.

Ah, the Religion of Love...

If you're referring to the Christian, keep reading. There's more information at the end of that sentence.

You mean the part about the Muslim killing his family members?  I never said the Religion of Peace wasn't in play here.  But I seem to remember something about not taking revenge as a part of the teachings of the Christian god.  Or was I misinterpreting the Holy Scriptures?

Your error was doing something most modern day Christians don't do--actually reading the Holy Scriptures.


Have you ever read the Bible?  The thing is chock full of murder and sex from beginning to end.

http://www.evilbible.com
 
2014-01-13 12:55:14 PM

Molavian: hobnail: The Stealth Hippopotamus: Well, what do you expect? There are more militia members then there are cows.

Or chickens

Or pigs


combined.

Gorillas and chimps, along with smaller primates, have long been hunted for food there.  I gotta think that militia members don't taste that different.

Bush meat.


Well, yes, but "bushmeat" is a catch-all that covers everything from aardvark to zebra.  I'm talking specifically about primates.
 
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