A search and rescue team had been assembled and sent on a mission to find
an airplane that had crashed on top of a mountain. It was their duty to
rescue any survivors. After finally reaching the top of the mountain, they
came upon the crash site.
At the site, one lone survivor sat with his back against a tree, chewing
on a bone. As he tossed the bone onto a huge pile of there bones, he
noticed the rescue team. "Thank God", he cried out in relief. "I am
The rescue team did not move, as they were in shock, seeing the pile of
human bones beside this lone survivor. Obviously he had eaten his
The Survivor saw the horror in their faces and hung his own head in shame.
"You can't judge me for this," he insisted. "I had to survive. Is it so
wrong to want to live?"
The leader of the rescue team stepped forward, shaking his head in
disbelief. "I won't judge you for doing what was necessary to survive,
but my God man, your plane only went down yesterday!"