Justifiability of Cannibalism

JUSTIFIABILITY OF CANNIBALISM *Ruchira Baruah     Introduction The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines ‘cannibalism’ as  ”the eating of the flesh of an animal by another animal of the same kind”. Cannibalism can therefore be understood to be an ‘intra-specific’ predation. However, in the common world, when one utters the word cannibalism, it is often understood to be the consumption of human flesh by another human. It is considered to be a taboo and therefore, many hesitate to talk about it. The practice of

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