Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Confucian filial piety

  • Cannibalism: just what the doctor ordered

    Carole A. Travis Henikoff   It may come as a surprise to many that their ancestors practiced cannibalism, especially when some scholars deny cannibalism ever happened. Yet the truth is, we all have cannibals in our closet. Throughout history human beings have consumed human flesh for various reasons. As humans migrated around the globe, they…