Friday, October 22, 2010

Vegetarian Cannibal ?

I was browsing for some ideas for Halloween costumes, accessories, crafts and decorations...  After a dozens of Draculas (read my post about Dracula's legend here), monsters, skeletons, zombies and other scary creatures, just happened to find this collection of jokes with cannibals:

I follow a strict vegan diet. I eat only vegans.

9 out of 10 cannibals agree, vegetarians taste better!

If vegetarians eat vegetables, what do humanitarians eat? 

One cannibal to another:  I never met a man I didn't like!

If humans aren't supposed to be eaten, then why are they made out of meat?

Asmat handcarved statue_with Rober's Lemon RoseAsmat handcarved statue_with Snowflake












Any idea if vegetarian cannibals exist? Let me try to answer as correctly as possible...
Yes - "Vegetarian Cannibals" is a pop - rock band from Washington, USA which were formed in 2003...
Roughly speaking, might sound like a contradiction in terms, a cannibal is defined as a person who eats human flesh, or any creature who eats their own kind; the term derives from the Spanish name Canibales for the Carib people, first encountered by Christopher Columbus. Therefore if it had extended into the plants reign, Vegetarian Cannibals somehow exist, the plants consumes another plants after were transformed in compost... don't you think so?

Primitive men in yoga position with Shrubland RoseAsmat handcarved wood statue with Prince of Orange plant


















These jokes remembered me about my primitive statue which I bought from an antique store from one of my trips in Victoria Island. Looks like a cannibal... and was hand-carved by a cannibal... This is true, this handmade primitive wood statue was carved with manual tools from albesia wood  by one of the members of the Asmat tribe, the most famous cannibalistic tribe which lives in rainforests off the coast of  Papua, New Guinea. Asmat people found inspiration in their culture and tradition, wood being sacred for them (they are considered to be the best woodcarvers of the stone-age). This statue definitely does not look as scary as many horror-themed Halloween products existing in the modern stores.

Asmat handcarved wood statue with Snowflake prebonsai
 Thinking handcarved cannibal with Skeleton Rose bonsai


















I think this tribal decor could be a nice wooden plant stand for one of my pelargoniums for Halloween days...  but I have not decided yet which plant is more suitable for that.

Still sounds confusing but ... who's the "vegetarian cannibal" - the primitive man or the plant from his arms? ;-)


6 comments:

Xenia said...

Now you've got me a little scared of those plants! :) I do like that statue though... although the carvers sound a little frightening...

Have a great weekend!

P.S. It's never too late for Friendly Friday! :)

chenlina said...

chenlina20160712
tods outlet online
ray ban outlet
beats by dr dre
louis vuitton
polo ralph lauren outlet
louis vuitton purses
coach factory outlet
tory burch outlet
oakley sunglasses outlet
true religion jeans
louis vuitton handbags
ralph lauren outlet
true religion jeans
michael kors outlet
kids lebron shoes
jordan retro
ralph lauren outlet
kobe 9
coach factory outlet
louis vuitton outlet
louis vuitton bags
adidas shoes
toms shoes
burberry outlet
supra sneakers
adidas originals
polo outlet
timberland boots
adidas shoes
coach outlet
michael kors outlet
michael kors outlet online sale
nike air force 1
coach outlet store online clearances
cheap oakley sunglasses
michael kors canada
air jordans
jordans for sale
ghd hair straighteners
michael kors handbags
as

dada24 Xu said...

ray ban sunglasses outlet
discount oakley sunglasses
oakley sunglasses wholesale
cheap uggs
canada goose jackets
ray bans
polo ralph lauren outlet
polo ralph lauren
cheap ray ban sunglasses
oakley sunglasses cheap
zhi20161226

chenmeinv0 said...

replica rolex watches
oakley vault
coach outlet online
mavericks jerseys
uggs on sale
north face jackets
louboutin outlet
nike trainers men
uggs italia
borse louis vuitton
2016.12.28xukaimin

chenmeinv0 said...

vibram shoes
ralph lauren outlet
polo ralph lauren
toms shoes
adidas yeezy boost 350
north face jackets
air max uk
adidas shoes
adidas nmd
michael kors outlet online
2017.4.5xukaimin

adidas nmd said...

nike factory outlet
jets jersey
christian louboutin shoes
jacksonville jaguars jersey
kate spade handbags
true religion outlet
new balance outlet
chargers jerseys
ray ban sunglasses outlet
49ers jersey

Tags

Relax (67) Vancouver (67) Scented Pelargonium (66) Flowers (47) Bonsai (44) Nature (41) Events (40) Decoration (34) Garden (34) Tree (26) Saikei (24) Herbs (22) Quotes (22) Indoor Plants (20) Wildlife (18) Poem (17) Seed (16) Recipes (15) Memories (14) Propagation (14) VanDusen (14) Accent Plants (13) Stanley Park (13) 3D Object Movie (10) Ficus (9) Abstract Art (8) Herbal Tea (8) Fireworks (6) Geranium (6) Bay Laurel (5) Indian Totem Poles (5) Pelargonium (5) Romania (5) UBC (5) Bulbs (3) Giveaway (3) Spruce (3) Ginkgo (2) Moringa (2) Pine (2) Erodium (1) Frankia (1) Juniper (1) Thuja (1) Truffle (1)
Scented Pelargoniums Seeds available for sale on our Store. Free Shipping !!!

Search our Blog