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NYTimes: Cannibalism Has a Time and Place

'They moved from eating bugs to eating fellow humans pretty fast... '

(Headline USA) The New York Times was blasted this weekend after publishing a piece that claimed there is a “time and a place” for “cannibalism.”

The article, titled “A Taste for Cannibalism?” and written by Alex Beggs, seemingly attempts to normalize the gruesome practice of eating human flesh by highlighting several “stomach churning books” about it. One story, for example, is a novel by Chelsea Summers that depicts a character eating her deceased boyfriend’s “liver served Tuscan style on toast.”

“Ms. Summers and others suggest that that time is now,” Beggs wrote in the Times.

Beggs also highlighted a new show on Showtime called Yellowjackets, which features graphic scenes of cannibalism.

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“I keep coming back to this idea of, what portion of our revulsion to these things is a fear of the ecstasy of them?” the show’s co-creator Bart Nickerson said.

Twitter users blasted the Times, calling it gross and unnecessary. Others mocked the story, pointing out that it’s just another symptom of progressivism:

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Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton argued that the piece isn’t that surprising, considering the Times already advocates for other gruesome practices like abortion:

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, joked that they could start with him:

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