“The Cannibal Variations: In the Old Days” / A Memorable Fancy #207

“And then our great transition,” the lecturer said, “from hunter-gatherer to farmer; to civilization. And then we could have settlements,” he told us, “and cities, and trade.

“And we could raise people as food-crops,” he continued, “instead of hunting them down one by one in the woods, as we had to do in the old days.”

[– after David Frankfurter]

 

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