In Sweden you E.T. slaughtered, grilled and eaten! Of course E.T. not real, although he lives in all our hearts and made for pee in the eyes, at the end of the film. then, In the 80 ies. And now have a couple of Sweden E.T. simply grilled. Under the project, „Exploring the Animal Turn Symposium“ the Pufendorf Institute in Lund, Sweden has been a life-size gluten-replicating E.T. The fried extraterrestrials on a spit and together at a festive, ate social events. This should questions and discussions are provoked, as we with our Eating bypass. For example, the following issues were raised:
what would it feel like to eat an Alien? How can we dearly love and grieve some non-human species while accepting the industrialised slaughter of others? How can we cater to the needs of eaters who seek a surrogate for the sacrificial and ritual aspects of convivial, meat-based, barbecues? What are our ethical responsibilities towards fictional organisms?