August 19, 2017
Will eating human brains make you smarter?
If this question hasn’t crossed your mind yet, just wait: the horror movies of Halloween can trigger all kinds of strange ideas. So, just to be safe: No! Eating human brains will not make you smart. In fact, it will make you very sick. Just ask the Fore tribe. Contemporary cannibalism For this tribe in Papua New Guinea, flesh-eating is a longstanding, tried and trusted tradition, called “mortuary feasts”. It involves eating the dead from their community at funerals as a sign of respect for their lost loved ones. Yes, it sounds macabre, and while cannibalism is not a common…Read More