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#41
Really? People are just leaving bodies there? And they're not covered by snow?
Deliverance From 27,000 Feet
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/12/18/sports/everest-deaths.html

The extraordinary cost of retrieving dead bodies from Mount Everest
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...es-from-mount-everest/?utm_term=.6763cf8c9476

The High-Risk Body Recovery on Everest May Very Well Kill Someone
https://www.outsideonline.com/2188066/high-risk-rescue-everest-almost-certain-kill-someone

After Everest bodies return, climbers ask if risk acceptable
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-everest-climb-bodies-20170530-story.html
 





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#42
OK. I guess the not covered by snow is my biggest question mark.
 





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#49
Apparently, self-cannibalism is art now:confused:


We might have lab created human meat in grocery stores soon too. Weirder and weirder.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.na...kins-eating-human-meat-cannibalism-taboo/amp/

“What if human meat is grown? Could we overcome our taboo against cannibalism? An interesting test case for consequentialist morality versus “yuck reaction” absolutism...
This view extends even to those who have died, which is why we treat the deceased in a respectful manner and why desecrating the dead is considered to be immoral and is against the law — even in war.

Dawkins, of course, rejects the concept, considering it “speciesist,” e.g., discrimination against animals. He thinks we are just a collection of carbon molecules and certainly of no intrinsic value simply and merely because we are human.“
 





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We might have lab created human meat in grocery stores soon too. Weirder and weirder.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.na...kins-eating-human-meat-cannibalism-taboo/amp/

“What if human meat is grown? Could we overcome our taboo against cannibalism? An interesting test case for consequentialist morality versus “yuck reaction” absolutism...
This view extends even to those who have died, which is why we treat the deceased in a respectful manner and why desecrating the dead is considered to be immoral and is against the law — even in war.

Dawkins, of course, rejects the concept, considering it “speciesist,” e.g., discrimination against animals. He thinks we are just a collection of carbon molecules and certainly of no intrinsic value simply and merely because we are human.“

Someone should let him know about kuru or mad cow disease. Our world has fail-safes against cannibalism for a reason.