Slate Politics: Habeas Corpses

Joseph S. Barrera III joe@barrera.org
Sat, 16 Mar 2002 11:09:47 -0800


> Well the Parsis of India leave bodies on wooden towers on hilltops,
> for the flesh to be eaten by vultures and the remainder left to be
> weathered away.  I believe it is similar in Tibet, except that poor
> people are simply thrown in a river.
>
> R

That can't be good for the river, or at least for the people downstream the
river...

- Joe