If you're gonna eat 'em, first you gotta catch 'em

Monday, April 07, 2008

A few days ago I posted about Ted Turner's revelation that we were all going to turn into cannibals. Of course this has alarmed me, as I never imagined I would be spending my Golden Years eating my neighbors. Just when I thought I had driven such thoughts from my head, I stumbled across the quote below, which was taken from a Spanish forum and posted at Inside Europe: Iberian Notes.

I have been told that in some states in the USA, North Carolina, Virginia, and Mississipi (sic), man-hunting exists, they turn loose a prisoner and hunt him like a rabbit, the victims are usually marginalized, generally blacks and Hispanics, and they are hunted like deer, with dogs and big rifles, a lot of money is spent on these hunts, human life in that country is worth nothing.
I don't know what's worse -- the fact that some idiot in Spain actually believes that Americans are hunting each other, or the fact I can't find 'Man Hunt' in the Yellow Pages so's I can prepare myself for Ted's future.

3 comments:

Barry Dauphin said...

Isn't it fascinating the folks with access to more information than ever in the history of humanity can say such outlandish things and actually believe them. Internet or not, we are not all that far removed from our cave dwelling ancestors.

Luther McLeod said...

Yep... great point Barry. Seems like for every step forward there is two backward. But don't worry... another few thousand years and everything will be all sorted out :)

Well, assuming we haven't dined ourselves into a 'last man standing' scenario...

chuck said...

I tried to get my license, but it turns out that man season and deer season share the same dates in the Fall. So I'll have to wait. Meanwhile, there is paintball, inspired by, wait for it, The Most Dangerous Game...