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Cyclopedia of Economics

By: Sam Vaknin

...ival should have encouraged cannibalism rather than make it a taboo. Human flesh is protein-rich. Most societies, past and present (with the excepti... ...with the exception of the industrialized West), need to make efficient use of rare protein-intensive resources. If cannibalism enhances the chances... ...verse purposes such as population control (chickens, salamanders, toads), food and protein security in conditions of scarcity (hippopotamuses, scor... ...context" (amino acids) - it has no "meaning" (it does not lead to the production of proteins, the building blocks of the organism encoded in the DNA... ...s in any way. The baby is effected by viral infections, obstetric complications, by protein malnutrition and by the mother's alcoholism. But these –...

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