When I am 92, I hope I can still blog. My hopes where raised when Boing Boing reported that 92 year-old Donald Crowdis, the former host of a Canadian television show The Nature of Things,continues to blog at Don to Earth.
[T]he best food, or at least the best protein, is that which is most like our own. Of course, eating others of our kind gives rise to social problems, and is rare as a result, but it happens. In times past, among some of the Pacific Islands peoples, since a butchered human very much resembled a butchered pig, it was referred to as “long pig”. I presume these cannibals ate only their enemies, not their family members, no matter how tasty they may have looked. Most of us have accepted that humans are precious in the sight of God, while ordinary pig, or “short pig”, is OK nutrition.
It looks like his blog is well received with comments under a variety of his posts, despite the wide range of topics from lung cancer, tuberculosis, books, and basically what it is like to be old. My favourite thing, he’s Canadian…like me.