Haitian Witch Doctors and Voodoo Zombies

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A Haitian “Zombie”

Zombies are real. Not so much the slowly rotting corpses of Hollywood movies, but people who have been permanently brain damaged by witch doctor toxic formulas of cane toad and puffer fish poison.

I’m not yet sure how I can exploit this information to enhance my dating life, but I’m filing it for future reference. (laughing)

Here’s the original article, “The Ethnobiology of Voodo Zombification”. Link:

http://scienceblogs.com/neurophilosophy/2007/09/13/the-ethnobiology-of-voodoo-zom/

And here’s a brilliant commentary by the Mindhacks guys:

http://mindhacks.com/2012/01/11/a-medical-study-of-the-haitian-zombie/

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