Unformatted text preview: these societies, to have zombies is one way to keep the right order of life. To make one person become a zombie, in Haiti, is also one kind of punishment. Before becoming zombies, people are made to drink a kind of medicine made of “toads, sea worms, lizards, tarantulas, and human bones,” fugu, etc which put people into temporary unconscious condition. Then, if they still can survive for the first few hours, they are free. However, if they are not, they will be forced to become slaves. In conclusion, what is going on in Haiti is a kind of system to control the entire society. Although, this system is strange and scary, it is not any of scary ghost movies like people usually imagine....
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- Fall '09
- Anthropology, Secret society, Night of the Living Dead, The Zombies, Khanh Le Dec