Of God and His Creatures

What is here said is answer sufficient to the difficulty about cannibalism, which St Thomas next goes into. The discussion of the man who all his life had eaten nothing but human flesh (solis carnibus humanis pastus), and whose father and mother had been reared on the same peculiar fare, reads like an afternoon causerie of the Angelic Doctor with some rather young undergraduates on the bank of the Seine.

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