Scientist Wants to End ‘Conservative’ Taboo Against Cannibalism to Fight Climate Change

Swedish behavioral scientist Magnus Söderlund said last week that humans must “awaken to the idea” of eating human flesh as a way to combat the effects of climate change.

Söderlund, a researcher at the Stockholm School of Economics, advanced the idea of eating people after they die Tuesday on Sweden’s TV4. He had earlier in the week held a seminar on the subject at the Gastro Summit fair in Stockholm.

According to Söderlund, as climate change makes food sources increasingly scare, people will have to learn to eat things that are now considered disgusting, including pets, insects, and most of all, human flesh, the Epoch Times reported.

A promotion for his Sept 2-3 talk read: “Is cannibalism the solution to food sustainability in the future? Does Generation Z have the answers to our food challenges? Can consumers be tricked into making the right decisions? At GastroSummit, you will get some answers to these questions―and also partake in the latest scientific findings and get to meet the leading experts.”

Söderlund, who is also a marketing strategist, told the audience that the main impediment to his proposal is the ancient taboo against cannibalism. He predicted that “conservative” attitudes would be an obstacle to its widespread acceptance in Sweden. But he said people could be won over gradually, starting with a tase. (Read more from “Scientist Wants to End ‘Conservative’ Taboo Against Cannibalism to Fight Climate Change” HERE)

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