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posted by martyb on Saturday September 07 2019, @05:44AM   Printer-friendly
from the "Long-Pig" dept.

A Swedish behavioral scientist has suggested that it may be necessary to turn to cannibalism and start eating humans in order to save the planet.

Appearing on Swedish television to talk about an event based around the "food of the future," Magnus Söderlund said he would be holding seminars on the necessity of consuming human flesh in order to stop climate change.

Environmentalists blame the meat and farming industry for a large part of what they claim is the warming of the earth.

According to Söderlund, a potential fix would be the Soylent Green-solution of eating dead bodies instead.

https://summit.news/2019/09/04/swedish-behavioral-scientist-suggests-eating-humans-to-save-the-planet/

[Ed note: At first I was going to give this story a pass and then, well... this site is called SoylentNews said name being tangentially related to Soylent Green and the tag line is: "SoylentNews is people", so it only goes to follow that you are what you eat, right? Feel free to comment seriously, but I'm quite frankly more interested in what kind of fun the community can have with this story! Some jokes just write themselves. --martyb]


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  • (Score: 2) by looorg on Saturday September 07 2019, @05:02PM (1 child)

    by looorg (578) on Saturday September 07 2019, @05:02PM (#891012)

    Sure, that just doesn't make them Swedish tho -- unless you want to count all blond females with larger the average breasts as being Swedish.

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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Sunday September 08 2019, @02:29AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Sunday September 08 2019, @02:29AM (#891144)

    Sure, that just doesn't make them Swedish tho -- unless you want to count all blond females with larger the average breasts as being Swedish.

    That could work for me!