Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Something is terribly wrong

The body is made from food and placed on an operating table, much as though in a hospital. You can "operate" anyway and anywhere you want by cutting open the body and eating what you find inside. The body will actually bleed as you cut it and the intestines and organs inside are completely editable [sic]. It's a banquet of Cannibalism. [via Oddee]
Terribly wrong. Not because they eat a faux-body with faux-organs and faux-blood. No.

What's terribly wrong is that we live in a world where it is just fine to show photos of people eating a fake body that contains fake internal organs and leaks fake blood. It's just fine to show a gaping, bloody hole in the fake body with the fake guts spilling out and happy people smiling as they eat it--and yet, the fake female genitalia can't be shown. It must be pixelated, lest anyone be shocked and outraged upon the display of fake genitalia.

Carnage, albeit fake carnage, is perfectly permissible. Yet a clear depiction of undamaged although fake genitals is forbidden. I suppose if they had already eaten that part (out!) so it was no longer recognizable, the pixelization wouldn't be necessary.

I don't get it.

1 comment:

  1. Wow. And apparently the whole thing goes well with a bottle of scotch.