Subject: Re: The grip of a new calling

Date: 07 Apr 1997 00:00:00 GMT

From: (Crazy Bob)

Organization: Brown University, Providence, RI -- USA

Newsgroups: alt.foot.fat-free, alt.slack

References: 1



In article <>,

attempts to speak coherently...



>The nesting phase seems to be heading this way, rather like a speeding

>train. Just the other day, while planting too much of everything in

>the garden, I looked down to see a pair of insects MATING on my



>Consequently, I haven't been able to stop thinking about bug farming.

>I think this may be something that I just MUST do - I mean how HARD

>could it be? Their needs would be COMPACT, if nothing else, and if it

>didn't work out, I could bring in an exterminator with big shoes.


>It's simple, really.


If those aliens don't come down on X-day (horrid thought that it is)

they say that the increasing world population will eventually force us

first-worlders to turn to eating bugs for protein.


Pinks have great problems with this concept. I've never tried bugs

myself, but it doesn't bother me at all... there are too many of those

invertebrate fuckers as it is, let's show 'em who's REALLY boss around

here. Bug farming for human consumption.


Don't invest in it quite yet, though. We here in America, being the GOD

FEARING RED MEAT EATING MOTHERFUCKERS we are will gladly force the

majority of the planet to starve to death (maybe throwing them a few

crumbs to assuage our collective-superego) before reforming our eating




This really has nothing to do with anything, but I'm reminded of my bud

Steve telling me the tale from his Latin American History class that

the Aztecs had a diet very low in protein because the only meat they

got in their diet was from (I think) chicken and


(Here's the cool part)


Chihuahuas. That's right. Chihuahuas weren't pets, they were livestock.

No wonder they're such nervous looking little fuckers... they always

think yer gonna EAT 'EM!