Now THAT's a fertility ritual!
Andrew E. Larsen
On Feb 27, 2012, at 9:41 AM, David Cake <dave_at_w18_s1Y04HK_oOqYaOBFhwjSoDh4ZkhovyIW4bKKplw17_Qc7ujx-imujdgoAlMIX0Opm3IucHoZoAwPkLo.yahoo.invalid> wrote:
> On 24/02/2012, at 12:30 PM, jorganos wrote:
> > David Cake wrote:
> >> And while I suggested that the Basmoli are probably more inclined to finding cannibalism a reasonable practice than others, I don't think they are the origin of the Cannibal cult at all - there is more or a correlation than a direct link between the two practices, just on the basis of the whole 'eating people is ok' thing (plus both being shamanic).
> > I guess, if you asked a Basmoli, he would be as abhorred by the notion of cannibalism as almost any other inhabitant of Prax. "Of course I'd never eat a lion, whether two-legged or four-legged."
> I believe Lions have been observed practicing cannibalism. I think when the alpha kills the children of rivals there might be cannibalism involved, if that makes a difference.
> I don't think cannibalism is normal behaviour most of the time, though.
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