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What if another intelligent species enjoyed eating humans but we negotiated a truce to only feed them criminals?

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message 1: by Arthur (new)

Arthur Weissmann | 2 comments Imagine if we lived in a society where the only thing keeping the peace between humans and another intelligent species is the fact that we have criminals to feed them.


message 2: by Rick (new)

Rick (rwestbrock) | 2 comments What happens to the truce when we run out of violent criminals? Do we start lowering the bar of which offenses get you into the alien pantry or renegotiate the truce?


message 3: by Arthur (new)

Arthur Weissmann | 2 comments Good question. There are always violent criminals around the world. If they feared repercussions, we wouldn’t have so much crime.

But if we hypothetically ran out of violent criminals, we would either go to war with the other species or even get volunteers who are dying of a terminal illness to serve as a sacrifice.


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