RICHARD DAWKINS: OVERCOME TABOO ON CANNIBALISM
Famous atheist and evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins wants to know: Will Americans ever overcome the “taboo against cannibalism” and eat lab-grown “human meat”?
Dawkins, author of “The God Delusion,” posed the question in response to news that lab-grown “clean meat” could hit restaurant menus by the end of this year. So-called “clean meat” is a food product made from stem cells harvested from animals and grown in a lab for several weeks.
Some environmentalists are embracing “clean meat” because they claim it’s a way to slow global warming and slash greenhouse emissions by up to 96 percent, according to a report in the U.K. Independent, which did not mention lab-grown human meat.
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